Cytomegalovirus infection and schizencephaly: case reports.

@article{Iannetti1998CytomegalovirusIA,
  title={Cytomegalovirus infection and schizencephaly: case reports.},
  author={Paola Iannetti and Gerardo Nigro and A Spalice and Antonio Faiella and E. Boncinelli},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  year={1998},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={123-7}
}
Two children with left open-lip schizencephaly are reported. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection was demonstrated on the second day of life in Patient 1; in the other patient CMV infection was observed at the age of 4 years. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed polymicrogyric cortex lining the clefts. In Patient 2 polymicrogyria was also present in the corresponding area contralateral to the schizencephaly. Computed tomography revealed the presence of subependymal periventricular calcifications… CONTINUE READING

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