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As unexpected as the epidemic of microcephaly was, the Brazilian Government immediately set up a special notification system. By December, 2015, 3174 suspected cases of microcephaly were reported (mor...
ReutersMexico confirms first case of microcephaly from ZikaReutersAn aedes aegypti mosquito is pictured on a leaf in San Jose, Costa Rica February 1, 2016. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate/File Photo. MEXICO...
Microcephaly in babies of Zika-infected mothers is not detectable by prenatal ultrasound or MRI until gestational week 24, a new study has found. Medscape Medical News
Of the many mysteries about the Zika virus, perhaps the most puzzling one relates to the distribution of babies born with Zika-induced microcephaly.
The number of cases of microcephaly in Brazil in 2016 was far lower than expected based on reported incidences of Zika virus infection and Guillain-Barré syndrome.
What was the prevalence of microcephaly in New York prior to known importation of Zika virus infections? This data is crucial for establishing a baseline for future surveillance. Morbidity & Mortali...
Reuters UKMexico confirms first case of microcephaly from ZikaReuters UKAn aedes aegypti mosquito is pictured on a leaf in San Jose, Costa Rica February 1, 2016. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate/File Photo. ...
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico has confirmed the first case of microcephaly linked to the Zika virus, the health ministry said on Friday.
The present article examines the impact of the current limitations of the microcephaly definition in the context of the Zika virus outbreak. It highlights its dependence on the method used for determi...
Microcephaly is defined as a head circumference more than two standard deviations below the mean for gender and age. Congenital microcephaly is present at birth, whereas postnatal microcephaly occurs ...
Due to the recent outbreak of Zika virus, there has been a newfound interest in fetal and neonatal microcephaly. In 1984, Chervenak et al. proposed criteria for the prenatal ultrasound diagnosis of mi...
Microcephaly can be either isolated or coexists with other neurological entities and/or multiple congenital anomalies, known as syndromic microcephaly. Although many syndromic cases can be classified ...
Autosomal recessive primary microcephaly (MCPH; MicroCephaly Primary Hereditary) is a genetically heterogeneous neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by a significantly reduced head circumference ...