[Marchiafava-Bignami disease with symptoms of the motor impersistence and unilateral hemispatial neglect].

@article{Namba1991MarchiafavaBignamiDW,
  title={[Marchiafava-Bignami disease with symptoms of the motor impersistence and unilateral hemispatial neglect].},
  author={Yoshio Namba and Mitsuaki Bando and Katsuhiko Takeda and Mitsuhiro Iwata and Toru Mannen},
  journal={Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology},
  year={1991},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={632-5}
}
Machiafava-Bignami disease (MBD) occurs in the alcoholic patients. It is characterized clinically by interhemispheric disconnection syndrome, resulting from demyelination and necrosis of the corpus callosum. We performed a neuropsychological study of an alcoholic patient, diagnosed as MBD by X-ray computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). 123I IMP-SPECT of the patient revealed the reduction of the blood flow in both cerebral hemispheres without laterality though both the X… CONTINUE READING