[Articles] Pathology of congenital Zika syndrome in Brazil: a case series
September 5, 2016
- The Lancet 388, 10047 (2016)
Author: Roosecelis Brasil Martines, Julu Bhatnagar, Ana Maria de Oliveira Ramos, Helaine Pompeia Freire Davi, Silvia D'Andretta Iglezias, Cristina Takami Kanamura, M Kelly Keating, Gillian Hale, Luciana Silva-Flannery, Atis Muehlenbachs, Jana Ritter, Joy Gary, Dominique Rollin, Cynthia S Goldsmith, Sarah Reagan-Steiner, Yokabed Ermias, Tadaki Suzuki, Kleber G Luz, Wanderson Kleber de Oliveira, Robert Lanciotti, Amy Lambert, Wun-Ju Shieh, Sherif R Zaki
These findings provide strong evidence of a link between Zika virus infection and different congenital central nervous system malformations, including microcephaly as well as arthrogryposis and spontaneous abortions.