Cerebellar hypoplasia in an infant with congenital cytomegalovirus infection

Academic Article


  • The pathologic changes noted in the brain of micropolygyria, periventricular calcifications, and chronic inflammation have long been regarded as the hallmarks of chronic CMV infection of the fetal brain. However, the presence of striking cerebellar hypoplasia, reminiscent of some viral infections of the central nervous system described in the experimental animal models, has prompted this short communication.
  • Published In

  • Pediatrics  Journal
  • Author List

  • Ceballos R; Ch'Ien LT; Whitley RJ; Brans YW
  • Start Page

  • 155
  • End Page

  • 157
  • Volume

  • 57
  • Issue

  • 1