S. Van Eldere

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BACKGROUND Varicella universal vaccination (UV) has been implemented in many countries for several years. Nevertheless, varicella UV remains debated in Europe and few data are available on the real burden of infection. We assessed the burden of varicella in Belgium through analysis of hospitalised cases during a 1-year period. METHODS Data on children(More)
A newborn infant with patent omphalomesenteric duct (POMD), who presented faecal umbilical discharge, was treated with a semicircular periumbilical incision up to the abdominal cavity. The omphalomesenteric duct was followed up to the junction with the small intestine and there resected. The abdominal wall was closed without resection of the umbilicus.
A child with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita and microcephaly is described. Cranial CT-scan and MRI showed abnormalities consistent with type I lissencephaly. The lissencephaly seems to be the primary cause of the congential contractures. Lissencephaly associated with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita has to be considered as a special kind of(More)
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