Journal article

Neuroimaging findings in a series of children with cerebral palsy and congenital cytomegalovirus infection.

Hayley Smithers-Sheedy, Camille Raynes-Greenow, Nadia Badawi, Susan M Reid, Elaine Meehan, Catherine S Gibson, Russell C Dale, Cheryl A Jones

Infect Disord Drug Targets | Published : 2014

Abstract

UNLABELLED: Congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) is a contributing cause of neurodevelopmental disabilities including cerebral palsy (CP). In this case series we reviewed the neuroimaging findings of children with CP and cCMV infection in the context of the children's clinical profile. PARTICIPANTS: Children with CP and laboratory confirmed cCMV (n=12) reported to the Australian CP Register, born in South Australia and Victoria, 1993-2006, with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and/or computerized tomography (CT) report available. Clinical details and neuroimaging findings were tabulated and compared to published literature. Children in this series were mostly born at term (n=8), with symptoms o..

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