Reminder of Normal Embryologic Development of the Human Brain

  • Roger Jankowski


During the last two decades, it has become clearer that a primary defect of induction and patterning of the rostral neural tube may be important and that the prechordal plate may play a major role in the genesis of holoprosencephaly (Larsen 2001; Goodman 2003).


Olfactory Bulb Neural Plate Primitive Streak Definitive Endoderm Optic Vesicle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Jankowski
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  1. 1.Faculté de Médecine Service ORL - CHUUniversité de LorraineNancyFrance

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