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A newborn with a missing cerebrum

Anne Weissenstein, Gloria Villalon, Elisabeth Luchter, Stefan Bittmann.

Abstract
Hydranencephaly is an extremely rare anomaly of cerebral structures that occurs in-utero. Cerebral hemispheres are destroyed with transformation into a membranous sac with cerebrospinal fluid and parts of cortex and white matter. The disorder has an incidence of 0.2% in children. Clinical symptoms in neonates are seizures, respiratory failure, flaccidity or decerebrate posturing. Complete absence of the cerebral hemispheres and falx is present. We present a case of a male newborn with hydranencephaly. A possible correlation with in utero exposure to vasoactive drugs will be discussed.

Key words: Child, drug abuse, hydranencephaly


 
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Anne Weissenstein, Gloria Villalon, Elisabeth Luchter, Stefan Bittmann. A newborn with a missing cerebrum. Appl Med Res. 2015; 1(1): 37-38. doi:10.5455/amr.20150201030834


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Anne Weissenstein, Gloria Villalon, Elisabeth Luchter, Stefan Bittmann. A newborn with a missing cerebrum. Appl Med Res. 2015; 1(1): 37-38. doi:10.5455/amr.20150201030834



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Anne Weissenstein, Gloria Villalon, Elisabeth Luchter, Stefan Bittmann. A newborn with a missing cerebrum. Appl Med Res. (2015), [cited December 15, 2018]; 1(1): 37-38. doi:10.5455/amr.20150201030834



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Anne Weissenstein, Gloria Villalon, Elisabeth Luchter, Stefan Bittmann (2015) A newborn with a missing cerebrum. Appl Med Res, 1 (1), 37-38. doi:10.5455/amr.20150201030834



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Anne Weissenstein, Gloria Villalon, Elisabeth Luchter, Stefan Bittmann. 2015. A newborn with a missing cerebrum. Applied Medical Research, 1 (1), 37-38. doi:10.5455/amr.20150201030834



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Anne Weissenstein, Gloria Villalon, Elisabeth Luchter, Stefan Bittmann. "A newborn with a missing cerebrum." Applied Medical Research 1 (2015), 37-38. doi:10.5455/amr.20150201030834



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Anne Weissenstein, Gloria Villalon, Elisabeth Luchter, Stefan Bittmann. "A newborn with a missing cerebrum." Applied Medical Research 1.1 (2015), 37-38. Print. doi:10.5455/amr.20150201030834



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Anne Weissenstein, Gloria Villalon, Elisabeth Luchter, Stefan Bittmann (2015) A newborn with a missing cerebrum. Applied Medical Research, 1 (1), 37-38. doi:10.5455/amr.20150201030834





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