Neurodevelopmental follow-up of children of women infected with varicella during pregnancy: a prospective study.

@article{Mattson2003NeurodevelopmentalFO,
  title={Neurodevelopmental follow-up of children of women infected with varicella during pregnancy: a prospective study.},
  author={Sarah N Mattson and Kenneth Lyons Jones and Laura J Gramling and Amy M Schonfeld and Edward P. Riley and John A Harris and Christina D. Chambers},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 9},
  pages={819-23}
}
BACKGROUND The fetal varicella syndrome is associated with abnormal central nervous system development, which in many cases is associated with mental retardation. However, the incidence of neurobehavioral deficits in asymptomatic structurally normal children whose mothers had clinically diagnosed varicella-zoster virus infection is unknown. METHODS… CONTINUE READING