Sponges had high importance scores in the microcephalic
(1,2) classified patients with microcephalic
primordial dwarfism into two categories: Seckel syndrome and osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism (ODPD) that is further subdivided into three groups: I, II and III, primarily based on the skeletal characteristics.
It is in 1950 when the word "microcephalic
", referred to in the dictionary entry "microcephaly", offers a not so very explicit definition: "of a small head".
child with neurological deficit and a sac containing cerebrum, cerebellum and brain stem structures carry a poor prognosis.
children can suffer developmental and intellectual difficulties that limit intelligence and muscle coordination for life.
Dobyns, "Flores hominid: new species or microcephalic
dwarf?" Anatomical Record A: Discoveries in Molecular, Cellular, and Evolutionary Biology, vol.
SIH-5###6 d/ M###Seizures, hypoglycaemia###4 days###At 2 years, microcephalic
with global developmental delay1 and seizures
But with the microcephalic
organoid, the researchers may have figured out why microcephalic
brains are smaller.
She went into spontaneous labour and delivered a premature, stillborn microcephalic
fetus (weighing 1 380 g).
Eight were microcephalic
, 12 were dysmorphic, 11 had coexisting epilepsy, and 9 had a cerebral palsy variant.
Among the craniofacial features studied, appearance (mongoloid facies), head (microcephalic
brachycephalic) eyes (upward slanted, epicanthal folds) were the most frequent feature observed in all (100%) cases.
erectus but do fall within the range for microcephalic
humans, so Holloway concludes that the fossil could have suffered from microcephaly and is not necessarily a separate species.