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Colpocephaly is a congenital brain abnormality in which the occipital horns - the posterior or rear portion of the lateral ventricles (cavities) of the brain - are larger than normal because white matter in the posterior cerebrum has failed to develop or thicken.[1]  
Last updated: 11/12/2012


  1. . NINDS Colpocephaly Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke . Accessed 2/1/2008.
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