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Congenital Cytomegalovirus infection.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1990;33(9):1271-1275.
Published online September 30, 1990.
Congenital Cytomegalovirus infection.
Kang Woo park, Ho Seek Ahn, Eui Bon Koo, Sung Won Kim, Kil Hyun Kim
Department of Pediatrics, Saint Benedict Hospital, Busan, Korea
선천성 Cytomegalovirus 감염 1례
박강우, 안호식, 구의본, 김성원, 김길현
부산 성분도병원 소아과
Received: 29 March 1990   • Accepted: 16 June 1990
We report a case of congenital cytomegalovirus infection that was associated with microcephaly, hydrocephalus and periventricular calcification. The male baby was born after 39wks gestation to 28 year-old mother who had no prenatel problem except for active pulmonary tuberculosis and pre- mature rupture of membrain. Hydrocephalus was recognized by antenatal ultrasonography at 8 weeks of geststional age and microcephaly was noted at birth. This enable us to suggest the nature of congenital infection in the patient. During follow up study, he was readmitted because of atonic seizure and cyanosis at 3 months old age. The brain CT revealed charateristic periventricular calcification and hydrocephalus appear in congenital cytomegalovirus infection.
Key Words: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

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