Nonprogressive congenital unilateral ventriculomegaly

Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Republic of China.
Pediatric Neurology (Impact Factor: 1.7). 02/1996; 14(1):66-8. DOI: 10.1016/0887-8994(95)00256-1
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Congenital unilateral ventriculomegaly is a rare condition, usually caused by obstruction of the foramen of Monro. In the past, this condition required surgical intervention. We present a female newborn with nonprogressive unilateral ventriculomegaly which was initially detected by prenatal sonography. No surgical intervention was performed, and during the 9 months of follow-up, she had normal head growth and reached appropriate developmental milestones.

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