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Evaluation of macrocrania using computed tomography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7315809     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Computed tomographic scans were obtained on 72 consecutive infants and children who were referred because of a large head; 75% had hydrocephalus. Patients who had communicating hydrocephalus had the best prognosis. Prognosis of other types of hydrocephalus was poor, especially in cases showing cystic brain disease(porencephaly, multicystic disease, hydranencephaly). Nonhydrocephalic macrocranias were accounted for mainly by premature infants who had catch-up head growth and by patients who had primary megaloencephaly associated with abnormal neurologic development.
Authors:
J F Donat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of diseases of children (1960)     Volume:  135     ISSN:  0002-922X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1981 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-02-22     Completed Date:  1982-02-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370471     Medline TA:  Am J Dis Child     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1118-21     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Brain Diseases / radiography
Cerebral Hemorrhage / radiography
Child, Preschool
Female
Head / radiography
Humans
Hydrocephalus / radiography
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Male
Skull / pathology*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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