• Revealing the Effects of Zika-Detection of Brain Abnormalities and Other Disabilities Associated With Congenital Infection

    8 days ago - By JAMA Pediatrics

    Although Zika has faded from the media headlines, it remains an important clinical and public health risk for many women and their families. Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause serious defects of the brain and eye in the offspring, and it has been linked to other neurodevelopmental disabilities, such as seizures, joint contractures, swallowing difficulties, vision impairment, and hearing loss. Women who are pregnant, attempting conception, or at risk for unintended pregnancy may be at risk for the devastating consequences of congenital Zika virus infection if they or their...
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  • Sequential Neuroimaging of the Fetus and Newborn With In Utero Zika Virus Exposure

    8 days ago - By JAMA Pediatrics

    This cohort study compares the use of fetal magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasonography in the identification of brain abnormalities associated with Zika virus.
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