Cerebral Lesions in Congenital Cardiac Disease

  • Reinhard L. Friede

Abstract

Congenital cardiac disease is frequently complicated by cerebral lesions. Berthrong and Sabiston (1951) reviewed 162 patients older than 1 year, 135 of whom were cyanotic, 27 acyanotic. In the cyanotic group, there were 25 with cerebral infarcts and eight with hemorrhages, mostly petechiae; five had thrombosis of intracranial sinus or veins, and five had abscesses. Various lesions were found in eight of the 27 acyanotic patients. Large series were published by Terplan (1973) and Bozóky et al. (1984).

Keywords

Filtration Neurol Meningitis Encephalitis Nite 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reinhard L. Friede
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  1. 1.Zentrum Neurologische Medizin, Abteilung NeuropathologieGeorg-August-Universität GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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