Patient Stories

Corpus Callosum


Shaelynn was born into the foster care system to a mother who had no prenatal care during her pregnancy she was exposed to illegal drugs while her mom was pregnant with her. We have had her since she was 9 days old and we have officially adopted her. Shaelynn was born with Agenisis of the Corpus Callosum, she is microcephalic and has two cysts on her brain along with holoprosencephaly. Shaelynn continues to be a very medically involved child and continues to thrive with all the great medical care that she receives. Our family would like to thank Dr. Mazzola for being such a supportive and caring doctor to our daughter, Shaelynn.

Lori and Steve

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