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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 69  |  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

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Jidhin Raj
Department of Neurology, Govt. Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala
India




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Raj J, George J, Suresh N, Radhakrishnan A. Left Is Not Right – Callosal Disconnection Syndrome.Neurol India 2021;69:1139-1139


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Raj J, George J, Suresh N, Radhakrishnan A. Left Is Not Right – Callosal Disconnection Syndrome. Neurol India [serial online] 2021 [cited 2021 Oct 25 ];69:1139-1139
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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[1],[2],[3]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}

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