Microcephaly

Known as: microcephalic, microencephaly, Micrencephaly 
A congenital abnormality in which the CEREBRUM is underdeveloped, the fontanels close prematurely, and, as a result, the head is small. (Desk… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The epidemic history of Zika virus began in 2007, with its emergence in Yap Island in the western Pacific, followed in 2013-14 by… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
A recent unprecedented outbreak of Zika virus (ZIKV) in the Americas has been associated with microcephaly and other congenital… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization (WHO) stated in March 2016 that there was scientific consensus that the mosquito-borne… (More)
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
A widespread epidemic of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection was reported in 2015 in South and Central America and the Caribbean. A major… (More)
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND The incidence of microcephaly in Brazil in 2015 was 20 times higher than in previous years. Congenital microcephaly is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
In early 2015, an outbreak of Zika virus, a flavivirus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes, was identified in northeast Brazil, an… (More)
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND The emergence of Zika virus in the Americas has coincided with increased reports of babies born with microcephaly. On… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Chromosome region 1q21.1 contains extensive and complex low-copy repeats, and copy number variants (CNVs) in this region have… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) occur at random upon genotoxic stresses and represent obligatory intermediates during… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Rett syndrome (RTT, MIM 312750) is a progressive neurodevelopmental disorder and one of the most common causes of mental… (More)
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