Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum

About- Agenesis of the corpus callosum (ACC) is a congenital brain defect that occurs when the connections between the right and left hemispheres of our brain don’t form correctly.

Symptoms-
 Developmental delays
 Seizures
 Vision impairment
 Hearing impairment
 Chronic constipation
 Low muscle tone
 Sleep difficulties
 Social immaturity
 Concentration problem
 Monotonous or repetitive speech
 Headaches
 Deep-set of eyes
 Prominent forehead
 Abnormally small head (microcephaly), or sometimes an unusually large head (macrocephaly)
 Skin Tags in front of the ears 
 Bent fingers 
 
Causes-
In most cases, the cause of ACC is unknown. Some possible reasons are
 Exposure to certain medications during this period
 Viral or any other infections during pregnancy
 Inherited
 
Specialists to Visit
 Neurologists 
 Neuropsychiatrist  
 Occupational therapists
 

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
https://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases

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