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Outcome of craniopharyngioma in children: long-term complications and quality of life.
- A. Poretti, M. Grotzer, K. Ribi, E. Schönle, E. Boltshauser
- Developmental medicine and child neurology
- 1 April 2004
Childhood craniopharyngiomas are histologically benign tumours arising from remnants of Rathke's pouch in the hypothalamic-pituitary region. The two common treatment approaches are primary total… Expand
Evidence of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus
n engl j med 374;22 nejm.org June 2, 2016 2195 only one cerebellar hemisphere in 3 infants. In 2 infants, the brain stem was globally hypoplastic. In all the infants, there was abnormal hypodensity… Expand
Neuroimaging of pediatric posterior fossa tumors including review of the literature.
Conventional, anatomical MRI is an essential tool for diagnosis and evaluation of location, quality, and extent of posterior fossa tumors, but offers limited information regarding tumor grade and… Expand
Delineation and Diagnostic Criteria of Oral-Facial-Digital Syndrome Type VI
- A. Poretti, Giuseppina Vitiello, +21 authors E. Boltshauser
- Biology, Medicine
- Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases
- 11 January 2012
Oral-Facial-Digital Syndrome type VI (OFD VI) represents a rare phenotypic subtype of Joubert syndrome and related disorders (JSRD). In the original report polydactyly, oral findings, intellectual… Expand
Outcome of children with low-grade cerebellar astrocytoma: long-term complications and quality of life
- T. Zuzak, A. Poretti, Barbara Drexel, D. Zehnder, E. Boltshauser, M. Grotzer
- Child's Nervous System
- 9 August 2008
ObjectsTo study the long-term outcome of surgically treated low-grade cerebellar astrocytomas in children.Materials and methodsWe followed 31 consecutive patients under 16 years of age who were… Expand
Joubert Syndrome and Related Disorders: Spectrum of Neuroimaging Findings in 75 Patients
- A. Poretti, T. Huisman, I. Scheer, E. Boltshauser
- American Journal of Neuroradiology
- 1 September 2011
In this nice Clinical Report, the authors review not only the classic features of Joubert syndrome (vermian hypoplasia and molar tooth sign) but also other lesser known features found in 75 patients.… Expand
Differential diagnosis of cerebellar atrophy in childhood.
- A. Poretti, N. Wolf, E. Boltshauser
- European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN…
- 1 May 2008
Starting from the imaging appearance of cerebellar atrophy (CA) we provide checklists for various groups of CA: hereditary CA, postnatally acquired CA, and unilateral CA. We also include a list of… Expand
Cerebellar hypoplasia: Differential diagnosis and diagnostic approach
- A. Poretti, E. Boltshauser, D. Doherty
- American journal of medical genetics. Part C…
- 1 June 2014
Cerebellar hypoplasia (CH) refers to a cerebellum with a reduced volume, and is a common, but non‐specific neuroimaging finding. The etiological spectrum of CH is wide and includes both primary… Expand
Chiari Type 1 Deformity in Children: Pathogenetic, Clinical, Neuroimaging, and Management Aspects.
- A. Poretti, Ramy Ashmawy, T. Garzon-Muvdi, G. Jallo, T. Huisman, C. Raybaud
- 23 June 2016
Our understanding of cerebellar tonsillar herniation evolved over time and nowadays various pathomechanisms have been proposed. Causes of tonsillar herniation share a discrepancy between content… Expand
Computed Tomographic Findings in Microcephaly Associated with Zika Virus.
- A. Hazin, A. Poretti, +10 authors Thierry A G M Huisman
- The New England journal of medicine
- 6 April 2016
This report describes the characteristics of infants who were exposed to the Zika virus in utero and were born with abnormalities of the central nervous system, as seen on computed tomography.