Journal article

Antenatal imaging of anomalies of the corpus callosum: a decade of experience

Samuel Bell, Edward O'Mahony, A Michelle Fink, Nicole Woodrow, Karen Reidy, Ricardo Palma-Dias

ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2015

Abstract

PURPOSE: To assess the diagnostic accuracy of antenatal ultrasound and foetal magnetic resonance imaging (FMRI) over the past decade in the diagnosis of anomalies of the corpus callosum in a tertiary referral centre. METHODS: A single tertiary referral centre ultrasound database was searched for cases of suspected callosal anomalies between 2003 and 2012. All subsequent ultrasound scans, MRIs, neonatal imaging, postmortem investigations and birth records were reviewed. Callosal anomalies were classified into isolated or complex based on the presence or absence of accompanying congenital anomalies. RESULTS: Forty-three cases of callosal anomaly were detected; 60 % were investigated by FMRI re..

View full abstract