Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1973;16(11):862-865.
Published online November 30, 1973.
An Autopsy Report of a Hydranencephaly
Kyun Choi, Sun Woo Koo
Department of Pediatrics, Chonnam University Medical School Kwangju, Korea
腦水腫을 同伴한 無腦症의 割檢 1例
崔 均, 具先祐
全南大學交醫科大學 小兒科學敎室
A case of hydranencephalic male, who was delivered by Cesarean Section at Chonnam Universitjr Hospital and had lived for 23 days after birth, was presented. The pathologic and anatomical findings were as follows; 1)Hypoplasia of the brain cortex, 3rd and lateral ventricles. 2)Aplasia of the aqueduct of Sylvius. 3)Accumulation of 300 ml of yellowish fluid in cranial cavity. 4)Hypoplasia of the thyroid gland atrophy of adrenal glands. 5)Absence of the testicles. A brief review of literature was given on this subject.

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