Acrania


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A`cra´ni`a


n.1.(Physiol.) Partial or total absence of the skull.
2.(Zool.) The lowest group of Vertebrata, including the amphioxus, in which no skull exists.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Matthew's cranial region of the face is made of flat bones and a chunk of his skull was missing because he was born with a rare facial deformity called acrania.
Her son was diagnosed with partial acrania and encephalocele, which means that her son's frontal right skull didn't fully develop.
All seven cases had poor outcomes including two stillbirths, three with intrauterine growth restriction, one with caudate infarction, and one with schizencephaly and partial acrania.
Various clinical presentations of AOS include oligohydramnios, cutis marmorata, upper limb micromelia and brachypodia, acrania, microcephaly, palatine or auricular malformations, intracranial calcifications, hydrocephaly, arhinencephaly, spina bifida, epilepsy, mental retardation, anatomic bronchial anomalies, renal abnormalities, and cardiovascular anomalies such as bicuspid aortic valve, atrial septal defect, Shone's complex, aortic valve stenosis, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, tetralogy of Fallot, double outlet right ventricle, portal hypertension and pulmonary hypertension.11,12 Our patient had cutis marmorata telangiectatica, aplasia cutis congenita, and terminal transverse limb reduction defects.
Otra posibilidad diagnostica a considerar es la secuencia de bandas amnioticas pero no hay antecedentes en el momento del nacimiento de la presencia de bandas amnioticas, ni defectos reductivos de miembros, constricciones anulares, cardiopatias congenitas, acrania, encefalocele, labio / paladar hendido, malformaciones genitourinarias y pulmonares, onfalocele y gastrosquisis.
The myotome formula of the lancelet Epigonichthys lucayanum (Acrania): can variations be related to larval dispersion patterns?
In this paper, we report the prenatal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of exencephaly that was confirmed in a live birth and review the MRI findings of anencephaly and other congenital cranial vault defects including acrania and acalvaria.
The couple, who now have two children, found out during the 12-week scan their baby had a condition called acrania which means the flat bones over the baby's brain had not formed.