Health Facts Plus: Head and Brain Malformations

Health Facts Plus: Head and Brain Malformations

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Cephalic Disorders (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)Also available in Spanish Cephalic Disorders Information Page (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary

Craniofacial Syndrome Descriptions (Children''s Craniofacial Association)

Computed Tomography (CT): Head (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America) Also available in Spanish MR Imaging (MRI): Head (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America) Also available in Spanish

Neurosurgery - What Is It? (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish Procedure to Treat Chiari Malformation (slp 3D) - Requires media player - One hour program Radiosurgery: Operating on the Brain without a Scalpel (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

Cognitive Changes: Cognitive Rehabilitation: Help for Attention, Memory, and Other Problems with Thinking (Angioma Alliance)

Absence of the Septum Pellucidum (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Aicardi Syndrome (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Arteriovenous Malformations and Other Vascular Lesions of the Central Nervous System (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) Also available in Spanish Cavernous Angioma Information (Angioma Alliance) Also available in Spanish Cavernous Malformation (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) Cerebellar Hypoplasia (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Cerebral Cavernous Malformation and Hemorrhage (Angioma Alliance) Chiari Malformation (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Coffin Lowry Syndrome (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Craniosynostosis (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Crouzon Syndrome (Craniofacial Dysostosis) (Cleft Palate Foundation) Dandy-Walker Syndrome (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Guide to Understanding Apert Syndrome (Children''s Craniofacial Association) - Links to PDF Guide to Understanding Facial Palsy (Children''s Craniofacial Association) - Links to PDF Holoprosencephaly (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Hydranencephaly (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Joubert Syndrome (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Lissencephaly (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Megalencephaly (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Microcephaly (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Moyamoya Disease (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Neuronal Migration Disorders (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Porencephaly (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Schizencephaly (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Septo Optic Dysplasia/Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (MAGIC Foundation) Sotos Syndrome (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary

Baby''s Head Shape: What''s Normal? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Arnold-Chiari Malformation (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: Craniofacial Abnormalities (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: Nervous System Malformations (National Institutes of Health)

Genetics Home Reference: Apert syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Beare-Stevenson cutis gyrata syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Cerebral cavernous malformation (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Crouzon syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Crouzonodermoskeletal syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Jackson-Weiss syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Muenke syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Noonan syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Pallister-Hall syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Pfeiffer syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Smith-Magenis syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Sotos syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Thanatophoric dysplasia (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Trisomy 13 (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Trisomy 18 (National Library of Medicine)

Atlas of the Body: The Brain -- Lobes (American Medical Association) Atlas of the Body: The Brain -- Side View (American Medical Association) Atlas of the Body: The Skull (American Medical Association)

Glossary and General Information (Angioma Alliance)

Find a Board-Certified Neurosurgeon (American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons) Find a Neurologist (American Academy of Neurology) Laboratory Directory-GeneReviews (University of Washington) Qualified Centers (Children''s Craniofacial Association)

Children''s Craniofacial Association GeneTests (University of Washington) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Pregnancy and Cavernous Malformation (Angioma Alliance)

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The primary NIH organization for research on Head and Brain Malformations is the

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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Date last updated: 02 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 31 October 2006