Among 302 neonates passively addicted to narcotics, 18 had seizures that were attributed to withdrawal. Of those 18 infants, 10 were among the 127 infants exposed to methadone (7.8%), whereas only one of them was among the 83 infants exposed to heroin (1.2%). Generalized motor seizures and myoclonic jerks were the predominant convulsive manifestations.… (More)
We report a fetus with spinal muscular atrophy type I, who presented with an increased nuchal translucency at 13 weeks' gestation. A review of the literature reveals additional cases of spinal muscular atrophy type I associated with increased nuchal translucency and suggests increased nuchal translucency may be an early finding in this disorder.