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Prevalence of microcephaly in Europe : a population based study

Abstract:
Objectives: Microcephaly is a congenital anomaly where the baby’s head is smaller than expected when compared with babies of the same sex, age and ethnicity. Many of these babies will have underdeveloped brains. This study aimed to provide contemporary estimates of the prevalence of microcephaly in Europe, determine if the diagnosis of microcephaly is consistent across Europe and to evaluate whether changes in prevalence would be detected using the current European surveillan... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmj.i4721

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EUROCAT Health Programme (2008-2013)
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Journal website
Volume:
354
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Article: i4721
Publication date:
2016
Acceptance date:
2016-08-30
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ISSN:
1756-1833
Pubs id:
pubs:641148
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uri:ecb2a264-cb6b-460e-8c5b-c28dab9f4f92
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uuid:ecb2a264-cb6b-460e-8c5b-c28dab9f4f92
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pubs:641148

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