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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Midline Facial Defects With Hypertelorism And Low-grade Astrocytoma: A Previously Undescribed Association.
Author: Giffoni, Silvyo David Araújo
Cendes, Fernando
Valente, Marcelo
Gil-da-Silva-Lopes, Vera Lucia
Abstract: We report on a child with midline facial defects with hypertelorism (MFDH), median cleft lip, sphenoidal ventriculocele, partial agenesis of the corpus callosum, and low-grade astrocytoma in the cervicomedullary junction. This combination of findings has not been reported previously. Although this association might be casual, it demonstrates a relationship between disorders of frontonasal process and posterior fossae. It also suggests that individuals with MFDH might require a prospective follow-up with central nervous system magnetic resonance imaging.
Subject: Agenesis Of Corpus Callosum
Brain Neoplasms
Child, Preschool
Cleft Lip
Craniofacial Abnormalities
Follow-up Studies
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Sphenoid Sinus
Citation: The Cleft Palate-craniofacial Journal : Official Publication Of The American Cleft Palate-craniofacial Association. v. 43, n. 6, p. 748-51, 2006-Nov.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1597/05-099
Date Issue: 2006
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