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Disorders of neuronal migration: sonographic features.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2944786     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The cranial ultrasound features of two neonates with neuronal migration disorders are described. One infant had lissencephaly and the other polymicrogyria in conjunction with the Pena-Shokeir syndrome type 1. A third infant is described who was born extremely prematurely and with Down's syndrome, who had similar ultrasound features. By two weeks of age, however, the scan of this third infant had become normal, which illustrates the need for caution in diagnosing migrational disorders in very preterm babies and those with Down's syndrome. The disorders of neuronal migration are discussed.
J Q Trounce; D G Fagan; I D Young; M I Levene
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Developmental medicine and child neurology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0012-1622     ISO Abbreviation:  Dev Med Child Neurol     Publication Date:  1986 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-10-30     Completed Date:  1986-10-30     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006761     Medline TA:  Dev Med Child Neurol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  467-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain / abnormalities*,  pathology
Corpus Callosum / abnormalities
Down Syndrome / diagnosis
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature

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