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Grading of Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Neonates

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Description:

Intraventricular hemorrhage may occur in neonates, typically those that are premature, usually as a result of hypoxemia. Imaging studies (CT scans, MRI or ultrasound) can be used to grade the extent of the hemorrhage. While the lower grade lesions tend to resolve without residua, the higher grade lesions may be associated with morbidity and mortality.

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