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High attenuation gyri CT in postasphyxial encephalopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9780570     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two term infants suffering severe asphyxial events were found to have diffusely high attenuation of the cortical gyri on CT scanning within 12 days. The findings are consistent with haemorrhagic necrosis or microcalcification. This feature has rarely been described in the literature. The evolution of the CT appearance, the possible neuropathological findings and the relationship with hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy are discussed.
Authors:
A Cullen; V Donoghue; M D King
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Irish journal of medical science     Volume:  167     ISSN:  0021-1265     ISO Abbreviation:  Ir J Med Sci     Publication Date:    1998 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-11-04     Completed Date:  1998-11-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806864     Medline TA:  Ir J Med Sci     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  193-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatrics, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Asphyxia Neonatorum / complications*
Brain Diseases / etiology,  radiography*
Cerebral Cortex / radiography*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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