November 1975

Hemiatrophy and Hemiparesis in a Patient With Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

Author Affiliations

From the departments of laboratory medicine, pathology, and pediatrics, the University of Minnesota Hospitals (Dr Balfour); and the Department of Pediatrics, the St Paul-Ramsey Hospital Perinatal Center, St Paul, and the University of Minnesota Medical School (Dr Virnig).

Am J Dis Child. 1975;129(11):1359-1360. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1975.02120480069018

• A 3-year-old girl with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection has been followed up since birth. Hemiatrophy and hemiparesis occurred at 9 months of age. These unusual sequels of congenital CMV infection should encourage physicians to do longitudinal studies on infants with congenital CMV infection, as well as to examine children with hemiatrophy and hemiparesis for CMV infection.

(Am J Dis Child 129:1359-1360, 1975)