Supratentorial Cerebral Malformations in Spina Bifida

  • Pietro Spennato
  • Luciano Savarese
  • Maria Consiglio Buonocore
  • Emilio Cianciulli
  • Giuseppe Cinalli


In 1957, Cameron [1] first noted the association of spina bifida with several supratentorial abnormalities such as polymicrogyria, cortical heterotopia, corpus callosum dysgenesis, thickening of the massa intermedia, hypoplasia of the falx and aqueductal stenosis and forking. All of Cameron’s patients also suffered from the Chiari II malformation [2].


Corpus Callosum Spina Bifida Aqueductal Stenosis Spinal Dysraphism Partial Agenesis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pietro Spennato
    • 1
  • Luciano Savarese
    • 1
  • Maria Consiglio Buonocore
    • 2
  • Emilio Cianciulli
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Cinalli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric NeurosurgerySantobono-Pausilipon Children’s HospitalNaplesItaly
  2. 2.Department of NeuroradiologySantobono-Pausilipon Children’s HospitalNaplesItaly

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