Prevalence of cavum septum pellucidum detected by MRI in patients with bipolar disorder, major depression and schizophrenia.

@article{Shioiri1996PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of cavum septum pellucidum detected by MRI in patients with bipolar disorder, major depression and schizophrenia.},
  author={Toshiki Shioiri and Y Oshitani and Takeru Kato and Jun Murashita and Hiroshi Hamakawa and Toshiro Inubushi and Toshihiko Nagata and Saburo Takahashi},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={431-4}
}
The incidence of cavum septum pellucidum (CSP), which has been widely regarded as a developmental anomaly of little clinical importance in neuropathology, was examined in 113 patients with affective disorders (69 with bipolar disorder and 44 with major depression), 40 schizophrenic patients, and 92 control subjects by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Significantly higher incidence of Grade 3-4 CSP (moderate to large) compared with the controls was found only in the schizophrenics. When a… CONTINUE READING

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