Development of the corpus callosum in childhood, adolescence and early adulthood.

  title={Development of the corpus callosum in childhood, adolescence and early adulthood.},
  author={Matcheri S. Keshavan and Vaibhav A. Diwadkar and Michael DeBellis and Elizabeth Dick and Rupali Kotwal and David R. Rosenberg and John A. Sweeney and Nancy J. Minshew and Jay W. Pettegrew},
  journal={Life sciences},
  volume={70 16},
The corpus callosum (CC) is the major commissure connecting the cerebral hemispheres and there is evidence of its continuing development into young adulthood [Ann. Neurol. 34 (1993) 71]. Yet, little is known about changes in the size and tissue characteristics of its sub-regions. The sub-regions of the CC (genu, body, isthmus and splenium) are topographically organized to carry interhemispheric fibres representing heteromodal and unimodal cortical brain regions. Studies of the development of… CONTINUE READING

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