Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum

Common Name(s)

Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum, Corpus Callosum Agenesis

Corpus callosum agenesis is a birth defect in which the structure that connects the two sides of the brain (the corpus callosum) is partially or completely absent. This birth defect can occur as an isolated condition or in combination with other abnormalities. The effects of agenesis of the corpus callosum range from subtle or mild to severe, depending on associated brain abnormalities. Treatment usually involves management of symptoms and seizures if they occur.
 

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CNS Foundation

CNS Foundation's Mission is Three-fold: - Expedite scientific research to find treatments and cures for the more than 14 million children living with some form of neurological disorder - Provide families and health care professionals with up-to-date information and resources on the latest discoveries in pediatric neurology - Educate the public, and public officials, on the critical importance of funding pediatric neurological disorder research

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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National Organization of Disorders of the Corpus Callosum

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life and promote opportunities for individuals with disorders of the corpus callosum and to raise the profile, understanding, and acceptance of these disorders through education, advocacy, networking and facilitating research efforts.

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Following organizations serve the condition "Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum" for support, advocacy or research.

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CNS Foundation

CNS Foundation's Mission is Three-fold: - Expedite scientific research to find treatments and cures for the more than 14 million children living with some form of neurological disorder - Provide families and health care professionals with up-to-date information and resources on the latest discoveries in pediatric neurology - Educate the public, and public officials, on the critical importance of funding pediatric neurological disorder research

http://www.cnsfoundation.org

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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National Organization of Disorders of the Corpus Callosum

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life and promote opportunities for individuals with disorders of the corpus callosum and to raise the profile, understanding, and acceptance of these disorders through education, advocacy, networking and facilitating research efforts.

http://www.nodcc.org

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Brain Development Research Program
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Brain Disorders; Aicardi Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 16 May 2013

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Metabolic Screening in Patients With Donnai-Barrow Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Donnai-Barrow Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2013

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Clinical and Genetic Studies on Holoprosencephaly
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Holoprosencephaly

 

Last Updated: 25 Jun 2014

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