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Term newborn infant with arthrogryposis. Evident macrocephaly with diastasis of the sagittal suture on physical examination.
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There are thin layers of rudimentary cerebral cortex towards frontotemporal regions. The brainstem and cerebellum are present and displaced inferiorly, as well as tentorium.
The large accumulation of fluid in the cranial vault is evident.
The association of hydranencephaly and arthrogryposis is documented in the literature.
The prognosis is poor for function and reserved for short-term life.