A clinical and neuroradiological study of X-linked hydrocephalus in Japan.

  title={A clinical and neuroradiological study of X-linked hydrocephalus in Japan.},
  author={Makoto Yamasaki and Norio Arita and Sota Hiraga and Shuichi Izumoto and Ken Morimoto and Shinji Nakatani and Ken Fujitani and Naoaki Sato and Toru Hayakawa},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={83 1},
To clarify the clinicopathological features of X-linked hydrocephalus, the authors studied 30 affected males from 15 families. In utero ultrasonography, performed at 21 to 40 weeks of gestation, revealed 18 fetuses with hydrocephalus. Computerized tomography (CT) revealed bilateral enlargement of the lateral ventricle with preponderant dilation of the posterior horn. In five patients with complete magnetic resonance (MR) imaging data, the most specific finding was localized atrophy of the… CONTINUE READING


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