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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 649--652

Marchiafava-Bignami disease: Role of neuroimaging in the diagnosis and management of acute disease


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and PGIMER, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Smt. Sucheta Kriplani and Kalawati Hospitals, New Delhi - 110 001, India

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Room No. 204, Doctor's Hostel, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and PGIMER, New Delhi - 110 001
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.57811

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Marchiafava-Bignami disease (MBD), a rare disorder most commonly seen in patients with a history of alcohol consumption, involves progressive demyelination and subsequent necrosis of the corpus callosum. Because clinical signs are nonspecific, the role of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging is essential to confirm the diagnosis. Early diagnosis with imaging and prompt treatment may improve the prognosis of MBD.






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