Fetal brain disruption sequence.

  title={Fetal brain disruption sequence.},
  author={Christopher A Moore and David D. Weaver and Marilyn J. Bull},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={116 3},
The fetal brain disruption sequence is a recognizable pattern of defects that includes moderate to profound microcephaly, overlapping sutures, occipital bone prominence, and scalp rugae. The condition is postulated to arise from partial brain disruption during the second or third trimester with subsequent fetal skull collapse resulting from decreased intracranial hydrostatic pressure. Proposed causes include prenatal viral or parasitic infections and vascular disruptions. We report seven… CONTINUE READING
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