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n. micrencefalia, cerebro anormalmente pequeño.
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Infections during pregnancy can result in spontaneous abortion or characteristic congenital defects, such as chorioretinitis, microencephaly or macroencephaly, and hydrocephalus (18).
A SINGLE exposure to alcohol during brain development induces microencephaly and neuronal losses in genetically susceptible mice, but not in wild type mice.
It typically presents with parieto-occipital preponderance of white matter abnormalities and microencephaly.