Marchiafava-Bignami Disease


Marchiafava Bignami Disease

Marchiafava Bignami Syndrome

Marchiafava-Bignami Syndrome

A neurodegenerative condition that is characterized by demyelination or necrosis of the CORPUS CALLOSUM. Symptoms include DEPRESSION; PARANOIA; DEMENTIA; SEIZURES; and ATAXIA which can progress to COMA and death in a few months. Marchiafava-Bignami syndrome is seen often in alcoholics but has been found in non-alcoholics as well.