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n. micrencefalia, cerebro anormalmente pequeño.
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Signs and symptoms of babies with congenital CMV include premature birth, low birth weight, yellow skin and eyes (jaundice), enlarged and poorly functioning liver, purple skin splotches or a rash or both, abnormally small head (microencephaly), enlarged spleen and pneumonia.According to a Kemri study that began in 2015, many women suffer from the infection without their knowledge.
While the virus is widely known for a recent outbreak that caused children to be born with microencephaly -- a birth defect where a baby's head is smaller than expected, and other malformations, scientists have struggled to explain how the virus affects a baby as it grows in the womb.
Ultrasonography of congenital microencephaly caused by infection with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus diagnosed in the fetus of a 29-year-old pregnant women at 23 weeks' gestation.
Opercular abnormalities may be caused by genetic factors, as usually seen in Miller-Dieker syndrome,[sup][23] glutaric aciduria type 1,[sup][24],[25] methylmalonic acidaemia,[sup][26] and nonsyndromic microencephaly.[sup][27] However, abnormal operculization on prenatal imaging does not systematically reflect the underlying cortical dysplasia.
Lissencephaly and microencephaly combined with hypoplasia of corpus callosum and cerebellum in a domestic cat.
Zika virus is linked to a jump in birth defects, in particular microencephaly (abnormally small head) and could potentially infect up to four million people across Latin America, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
In pregnant women it may be linked to an increased rate of microencephaly, a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by a smaller-than-normal head and brain size.
A SINGLE exposure to alcohol during brain development induces microencephaly and neuronal losses in genetically susceptible mice, but not in wild type mice.