If the stroke occurs in the left side of the brain, the
right side of the body will be affected, producing some or all of the
following: Paralysis on the right side of the body. Speech/language problems.
Slow, cautious behavioral style.
The corpus callosum is usually severed in order to stop
epileptic seizures. Once the corpus callosum is cut, the brain has much more
difficulty sending messages between the hemispheres. Although the corpus
callosum is the largest white matter tract connecting the hemispheres, some
limited interhemispheric communication is still possible via the anterior
commissure and posterior commissure.