Congenital abnormalities of the central nervous system

Christopher Verity, Helen Firth, Charles Ffrench-Constant

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Advances in genetics and molecular biology have led to a better understanding of the control of central nervous system (CNS) development. It is possible to classify CNS abnormalities according to the developmental stages at which they occur, as is shown below. The careful assessment of patients with these abnormalities is important in order to provide an accurate prognosis and genetic counselling.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)i3-i8
JournalNeurology in Practice
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2003

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