, Volume 35, Issue 4, pp 286–287 | Cite as

Subtotal agenesis of the cerebellum in an adult

MRI demonstration
  • R. N. Sener
  • J. R. Jinkins
Diagnostic Neuroradiology (Brain)


We describe a 58-year-old asymptomatic woman with subtotal developmental absence of the cerebellum. MRI evaluation showed minute remnants of cerebellar tissue corresponding to the anterior quadrangular lobules. These findings identified the anomaly as subtotal cerebellar agenesis, and excluded other diagnostic possibilities.

Key words

Magnetic resonance imaging Cerebellum Cerebellar agenesis Cerebellar anomaly 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. N. Sener
    • 1
  • J. R. Jinkins
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology SectionThe University of Texas Health, Science Center at San AntonioSan AntonioUSA

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