Agenesis of Corpus Callosum
Short Description or Definition
The corpus callosum (CC) is the largest white matter fiber tract (also known as commissure) connecting the two hemispheres of the human brain. Agenesis of the corpus callosum (AgCC) is present at birth and encompasses structural defects of the development of the corpus callosum that range from partial to complete loss of these connective fiber tracts. Primary AgCC is a complete loss of the CC without other accompanying brain changes. A rare individual diagnosed with ASD is found to have AgCC.
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