|Year : 2021 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 1139
Left Is Not Right – Callosal Disconnection Syndrome
Jidhin Raj, Jacob George, Neethu Suresh, Ajay Radhakrishnan
Department of Neurology, Govt. Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India
|Date of Submission||04-Dec-2020|
|Date of Decision||25-Dec-2020|
|Date of Acceptance||01-Mar-2021|
|Date of Web Publication||2-Sep-2021|
Department of Neurology, Govt. Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Raj J, George J, Suresh N, Radhakrishnan A. Left Is Not Right – Callosal Disconnection Syndrome. Neurol India 2021;69:1139
- Forty-three-year-old hypertensive and diabetic lady presented with sequential weakness of both lower limbs (right followed by left) over a period of two days. She had involuntary groping behavior of her left hand and had difficulty releasing grip of her left hand. She had difficulty using her left hand for activities like holding a plate. On examination, she was found to have left ideomotor apraxia, left tactile anomia and impaired crossed replication of hand/finger postures [Video 1] , findings well described in corpus callosal lesions,,
- MRI revealed acute infarct in the bilateral ACA territory involving the body of corpus callosum [Figure 1] and MR angiogram revealed diffuse narrowing of all intracerebral arteries [Figure 1].
|Figure 1: (a) Diffusion weighted image showing acute infarcts in bilateral medial frontal and corpus callosum. (b) MRI T2 Sagittal image showing infarct in corpus callosum. (c) T2 FLAIR IMAGE showing corpus callosal involvement. (d) MR angiogram showing diffuse narrowing of all intracerebral arteries|
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