Cerebellum agenesis hydrocephaly

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Alternate names

Hydrocephalus with cerebellar agenesis

Definition

A rare developmental defect during embryogenesis malformation syndrome characterized by congenital, non-communicating hydrocephalus, cerebellar agenesis and absence of the Luschka and Magendie foramina. Patients present with hypotonia, areflexia or hyporeflexia, seizures and/or cyanosis shortly after birth and is fatal in the neonatal period. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1973.

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Cerebellum agenesis hydrocephaly is a rare disease.


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