Patient EducationAug | 15 | 2019
Corpus callosum abnormalities are conditions that affect the corpus callosum, which is a bundle of fibers that connects the left and right sides of the brain. They are conditions that are present in a baby before birth.
Corpus callosum abnormalities can be isolated (no other problems with the brain or organs) or not isolated (when there are other problems with the brain or organs).
Corpus callosum abnormalities are one of the most common congenital conditions that doctors can diagnose in a fetus during pregnancy.
In most cases the reason for corpus callosum abnormalities are unknown. Some causes include:
There are 4 types of corpus callosum abnormalities:
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