Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 316–317 | Cite as

MRI of congenital Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome

  • M. Cellerini
  • M. Mascalchi
  • F. Salvi
  • G. C. Muscas
  • G. Dal Pozzo
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Abstract

MRI findings of bilateral central macrogyria allowed the diagnosis of a congenital variant of Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome in four patients aged between 13 and 32 years, with facio-pharyngo-glosso-masticatory central diplegia, mental retardation and seizures.

Keywords

Public Health Mental Retardation Congenital Variant 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Cellerini
    • 1
  • M. Mascalchi
    • 2
  • F. Salvi
    • 3
  • G. C. Muscas
    • 4
  • G. Dal Pozzo
    • 1
  1. 1.Cattedra di NeuroraliologiaUniversità di FirenzeFlorenceItaly
  2. 2.Cattedra di RadiologiaUniversità di PisaPisaItaly
  3. 3.Divisione di NeurologiaOspedale BellariaBolognaItaly
  4. 4.Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e PsichiatricheUniversità di FirenzeFlorenceItaly

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