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Ultrasonic measurements of the posterior cranial fossa structures in neonates and infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1915484     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The structures in the posterior cranial fossa of neonates and infants were visualized ultrasonically via the anterior fontanelle. The diameters of the cerebellar vermis, pons, fourth ventricle and cisterna vermis were measured in the midsagittal plane in neonates (n = 76), 1-month-old infants (n = 61) and 3- to 6-month-old infants (n = 35). The normal values obtained will be useful for evaluation of morphological abnormalities in the posterior cranial fossa.
T Ichiyama; T Hayashi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  150     ISSN:  0340-6199     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1991 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-11-07     Completed Date:  1991-11-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  719-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Cerebellum / abnormalities,  anatomy & histology,  ultrasonography
Cranial Fossa, Posterior / anatomy & histology,  ultrasonography*
Infant, Newborn
Pons / anatomy & histology,  ultrasonography
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