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Abnormalities of the Fetal Cerebral Parenchyma: Ischaemic and Haemorrhagic Lesions

  • Catherine Garel

Abstract

A number of situations can lead to an impairment of fetal brain perfusion. Schematically, these causes can be of placental, maternal (hypovolaemic shock, hypoxia, abdominal trauma, hypo- or hypertension, drug use) or fetal (infection, anasarca) origin [1, 2]. Aside from these risk situations, one must also consider the monochorial multiple pregnancies, either when one of the fetuses dies in utero, or in the context of a twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) [3].

Keywords

White Matter Choroid Plexus Fetal Brain Centrum Semiovale Frontal Horn 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Catherine Garel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric ImagingHôpital Robert DebréParis Cedex 19France

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