Imagerie Des Retars Psychomoteurs De L’enfant A Lome
AbstractObjective: 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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Amadou, A., Sonhaye, L., Assih, K., Hemou, M., Kombate, D., D’almeida, D., Agbangba, A., Wattara, G., N’timon, B., & Adjenou, K. (2017). Imagerie Des Retars Psychomoteurs De L’enfant A Lome. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 13(27), 258. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2017.v13n27p258