Band-like intracranial calcification (BIC), microcephaly and malformation of brain development: a distinctive form of congenital infection like syndromes.

@article{AbdelSalam2009BandlikeIC,
  title={Band-like intracranial calcification (BIC), microcephaly and malformation of brain development: a distinctive form of congenital infection like syndromes.},
  author={Ghada M H Abdel-Salam and M S Zaki},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part A},
  year={2009},
  volume={149A 7},
  pages={1565-8}
}
We read with great interest the paper of Briggs et al. [2008b]. Authors described five patients with postnatal microcephaly, refractory seizures and characteristic pattern of bilateral band-like intracranial calcification associated with simplified gyration and polymicrogyria. Coincidently in the previous issue, we presented a large family with the same clinical and imaging findings [Abdel-Salam et al., 2008]. The uniformity of the clinical and imaging findings (especially the pattern of… CONTINUE READING