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- Hydranencephaly and microcephaly
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microcephaly and hydranencephaly. Signs and symptoms may include severe microcephaly, scalp rugae (a series of ridges), and profound developmental delay. Familial occurrence of the condition is very rare but it has been reported in a few families. It has been suggested that MHAC is possibly inherited in an autosomal recessive manner.Microhydranencephaly (MHAC) is a severe abnormality of brain development characterized by both
Last updated: 4/11/2012
- Behunova J, Zavadilikova E, Bozoglu TM, Gunduz A, Tolun A, Yalcinkaya C. Familial microhydranencephaly, a family that does not map to 16p13.13-p12.2: relationship with hereditary fetal brain degeneration and fetal brain disruption sequence. Clin Dysmorphol. July 2010; 19(3):107-118.
- Marla J. F. O'Neill. MICROHYDRANENCEPHALY; MHAC. OMIM. June 30, 2004; http://omim.org/entry/605013. Accessed 4/11/2012.
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