Partial corpus callosal agenesis with ventriculomegaly and sulcal anomaly in a 10-year-old child

Niger Postgrad Med J. 2018 Jan-Mar;25(1):63-65. doi: 10.4103/npmj.npmj_5_18.


Agenesis of the corpus callosum is a heterogeneous, congenital neurodevelopmental condition that can be observed either in isolation or in combination with other brain abnormalities. Patients often present early with characteristic neurologic and physical manifestations. This case discusses a 10-year-old boy who presented to a tertiary health facility in Northern Nigeria with 6-month history of seizure disorder, cognitive impairment and urinary incontinence and had classical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings consistent with partial corpus callosum agenesis in combination with other brain abnormalities. He was placed on daily oral carbamazepine and has done well with supportive care from family.

Keywords: Corpus callosum agenesis; neuroimaging; ventriculomegaly.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Agenesis of Corpus Callosum / diagnostic imaging*
  • Child
  • Cognitive Dysfunction
  • Corpus Callosum / diagnostic imaging*
  • Epilepsy*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
  • Male
  • Nigeria
  • Urinary Incontinence