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Acta Neuropathologica

, Volume 44, Issue 2, pp 141–143 | Cite as

Hydranencephaly in vertebral-basilar territory

  • U. Roessmann
  • P. J. ParksJr.
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Summary

A case is presented of almost complete destruction of the cerebellum secondary to a hemorrhagic event in utero. Lesions consistent with hydranencephaly were found in the territories of the vertebral-basilar circulation. Ependymitis and aqueduct occlusion secondary to the intraventricular bleeding resulted in intrauterine hydrocephalus formation.

Key words

Cerebellar parenchymal hemorrhage in utero Hydranencephaly in the vertebral-basilar territory 

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© Springer-Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Roessmann
    • 1
  • P. J. ParksJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PathologyCase Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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