"Marden-walker syndrome": Neuropathologic findings in two siblings

Jack N. Sees, Javad Towfighi, David B. Robins, Roger L. Ladda

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Neuropathologic examination of two siblings with phenotypic features consistent with Marden-Walker syndrome revealed central nervous system abnormalities which include reduction in the number of spinal anterior horn cells. The occurrence of these changes in a sibling pair provides strong evidence for a genetic etiology. The relationship between the neuropathologic changes and other phenotypic manifestations in this syndrome and in the closely related syndrome of Pena-Shokeir are discussed..

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)807-818
Number of pages12
JournalFetal and Pediatric Pathology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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