Imagerie Des Retars Psychomoteurs De L’enfant A Lome

A. Amadou, L. Sonhaye, K. Assih, M. Hemou, D. Kombate, DM. D’almeida, Ak. Agbangba, G. Wattara, B. N’timon, K. Adjenou


Objective: To determine by radiology the different etiologies of psychomotor delays (PMD) in Lomé (Togo). Material and Method: Retrospective study of 12 months in the radiology department of CAMPUS Teaching Hospital, concerned images of CT and MRI scans of children 0-16 years of age with PMD. Results: The mean age was 4.4 years +/- 4.35. The result was pathological in 69.63% of the cases.Cerebral atrophy was the most frequent lesion (40.50%), followed by hydrocephalus (23.14%). The congenital stenosis of the Sylvius aqueduct was the most frequent malformation (37.93%). Triventricular hydrocephalus accounted for 45.61% of hydrocephalus. The most common tumor lesions were choroid plexus carcinoma and craniopharyngioma (28.57% each). Meningo-encephalitis accounted for half of infectious cases. Conclusion: PMD is most often the consequence of several cerebral pathologies. The most frequent of which is cerebral atrophy.

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European Scientific Journal (ESJ)


ISSN: 1857 - 7881 (Print)
ISSN: 1857 - 7431 (Online)



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