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Case Reports in Radiology
Volume 2013, Article ID 197415, 4 pages
Case Report

Interhypothalamic Adhesion in a 9-Month-Old Male with Cleft Palate

1Department of Radiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
2Department of Radiology, Le Bonheur Neuroscience Institute, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, 50 North Dunlap Street G216, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
3The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Graduate Medical Education, 910 Madison Avenue, Suite 1031, Memphis, TN 38163, USA

Received 17 September 2013; Accepted 29 October 2013

Academic Editors: G. Bastarrika and T. Krings

Copyright © 2013 Matthew T. Whitehead and Jacqueline D. S. Angel. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A 9-month-old male infant with multiple congenital anomalies including cleft lip and palate was referred to us for a brain MR to exclude additional intracranial abnormalities. Imaging revealed an interhypothalamic adhesion, which we present as a possible forme fruste of holoprosencephaly.