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Acute necrosis of the corpus callosum

Published:October 12, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2022.10.008

      Highlights

      • Marchiafava-Bignami disease is a rare disorder associated with chronic alcohol consumption.
      • Clinicians should keep a high level of suspicion since clinical presentation is highly variable.
      • Diagnosis relies on MRI findings correlated with a context of alcohol abuse and malnutrition.
      • Brain MRI usually shows cytotoxic lesions of the corpus callosum.
      • Early treatment with intravenous thiamine is associated with a better prognosis.

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