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Transfontanellar ultrasound of term infants.
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PMID:  6467818     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Transfontanellar ultrasound scans were performed on 96 term infants admitted to a special care baby unit. Thirty infants had abnormal scans; abnormalities detected included intracranial haemorrhage, hydrocephalus and fluid collections. Intracranial haemorrhage is less common in term than in pre-term infants but is generally associated with a worse prognosis. Clinically asymptomatic infants were demonstrated to have significant abnormalities. It is suggested that ultrasound scanning should be the initial neuroradiological investigation in this age group and all term infants in a special care unit should be routinely scanned.
C Hayward
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical radiology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0009-9260     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Radiol     Publication Date:  1984 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-10-16     Completed Date:  1984-10-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1306016     Medline TA:  Clin Radiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  337-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Malformations / diagnosis
Brain Diseases / diagnosis*
Brain Edema / diagnosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage / diagnosis
Hydrocephalus / diagnosis
Infant, Newborn

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