Complete absence of the cerebellum: a report of two cases

Ronald L. Hamilton, Marjorie R. Grafe

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Complete absence of the cerebellum is an extremely rare malformation. Most previous cases have had some remnant of cerebellar cortex, however small. We report two infants with complete absence of the cerebellum. One infant had hydrocephalus and numerous other malformations. The other infant had micrencephaly, which has not previously been reported in association with an absent cerebellum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)258-261
Number of pages4
JournalActa Neuropathologica
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • Agenesis
  • Cerebellum
  • Hydrocephalus Central nervous system malformations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience


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