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Volume 23, Number 8—August 2017

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Characteristics of Dysphagia in Infants with Microcephaly Caused by Congenital Zika Virus Infection, Brazil, 2015

Mariana C. LealComments to Author , Vanessa van der Linden, Thiago P. Bezerra, Luciana de Valois, Adriana C.G. Borges, Margarida M.C. Antunes, Kátia G. Brandt, Catharina X. Moura, Laura C. Rodrigues, and Coeli R. Ximenes
Author affiliations: Hospital Agamenon Magalhães, Recife, Brazil (M.C. Leal); Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife (M.C. Leal, T.P. Bezerra, M.M.C. Antunes, K.G. Brandt, C.R. Ximenes); Hospital Barão de Lucena, Recife (V. van der Linden); Association for Assistance of Disabled Children, Recife (V. van der Linden, L. de Valois); Prived Clinic, Recife (A.C.G. Borges); Real Hospital Português, Recife (C.X. Moura); London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (L.C. Rodrigues)

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Instrumental evaluation of an infant with dysphagia and microcephaly caused by congenital Zika virus infection, Brazil, 2015. A) Videofluoroscopic swallowing study image showing a lateral view of the infant with premature spillage of liquid food (with added contrast) in the pharynx before triggering of the swallowing reflex. B) Image of the fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of a delay in initiation of swallowing; thickened, dyed liquid is visible on the supraglottis. C) Silent aspiration, as indi

Figure 2. Instrumental evaluation of an infant with dysphagia and microcephaly caused by congenital Zika virus infection, Brazil, 2015. A) Videofluoroscopic swallowing study image showing a lateral view of the infant with premature spillage of liquid food (with added contrast) in the pharynx before triggering of the swallowing reflex. B) Image of the fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of a delay in initiation of swallowing; thickened, dyed liquid is visible on the supraglottis. C) Silent aspiration, as indicated by a Rosenbek score of 8.

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