Hydrocephalus in CINCA syndrome treated with anakinra

  title={Hydrocephalus in CINCA syndrome treated with anakinra},
  author={Donato Rigante and Valentina Ansuini and Massimo Caldarelli and Barbara Bertoni and Ilaria La Torraca and Achille Stabile},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
Chronic infantile neurologic, cutaneous, articular (CINCA) syndrome is a rare congenital autoinflammatory disease characterized by neonatal-onset chronic meningitis, hydrocephalus, sensorineural hearing loss, persistent urticarial rash, deforming arthritis, and recurrent fever. This clinical entity is believed to result from dysregulation of cytokine production. No recommended treatment protocol exists so far for CINCA syndrome. We report a 7-year-old child affected with CINCA syndrome in whom… CONTINUE READING


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