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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 16–19 | Cite as

Magnetic resonance imaging in the malformative syndromes with mental retardation

  • O. Gabrielli
  • U. Salvolini
  • G. V. Coppa
  • C. Catassi
  • R. Rossi
  • A. Manca
  • R. Lanza
  • P. L. Giorgi
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Abstract

We reported on thirteen children affected with malformative syndromes associated with mental retardation. MRI examination showed in all of them different types of anomalies; agenesis of corpus callosum, ventricular dilatation and cerebral matter alterations were the most frequent findings. The authors give a brief description of the clinical reports and of the anomalies observed with MRI; they conclude that MRI seems to be a valuable tool especially for the study of the alterations of the cerebral matter and their correlation with mental retardation.

Keywords

Public Health Magnetic Resonance Imaging Mental Retardation Corpus Callosum Clinical Report 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Gabrielli
    • 1
  • U. Salvolini
    • 2
  • G. V. Coppa
    • 1
  • C. Catassi
    • 1
  • R. Rossi
    • 3
  • A. Manca
    • 3
  • R. Lanza
    • 3
  • P. L. Giorgi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of AnconaAnconaItaly
  2. 2.Department of NeuroradiologyI.N.R.C.A.AnconaItaly
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyI.N.R.C.A.AnconaItaly

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