Holoprosencephaly in neurosurgical practice.

  title={Holoprosencephaly in neurosurgical practice.},
  author={K AOZASA Fronm Osaka and Shoji Matsumoto},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={48 5},
The clinical, angiographic, and pneumoencephalographic features of seven cases with holoprosencephaly are reported. Three of the alobar type in this series revealed the facial dysmorphia characteristic of the anomaly. In the other four cases (one alobar, one semilobar, and two lobar), such facial anomaly was absent, and the diagnosis was achieved only after contrast studies. An azygous anterior cerebral artery running over the cerebral surface due to a defective interhemispheric fissure is… CONTINUE READING