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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 273-275

Rare association of thin corpus callosum with infantile tremor syndrome in a 5.5-month-old infant

1 Department of Pediatrics, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, India
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, India
3 Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Unit, Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
4 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Rama Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Chandra Madhur Sharma
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.165705

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Infantile tremor syndrome (ITS) is a clinical disorder characterized by coarse tremors, anemia and regression of motor and mental milestones, presenting in malnourished children aged between 5 months and 3 years. Few reports of neuroimaging abnormalities in children with ITS are present. The most common finding of neuroimaging in ITS is cerebral atrophy with ex-vacuo enlargement of ventricles and subarachnoid space, some recent reports also showed pontine myelinolysis and cerebral hyperintensities. We did not find any report of thin corpus callosum associated with ITS in the literature.


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