Postnatal Lesions of Gray Matter

  • Reinhard L. Friede


As stated at the begin of Chap. 7, there is only a relative difference between perinatal and postnatal onset of the lesions described here and in Chap. 7. Several of the “perinatal” lesions described in the previous chapter can also develop in early infancy, e. g. status marmoratus or ulegyria. Conversely, cardiac arrest encephalopathy, described in this chapter, was often reported as a typical form of perinatal damage. None the less, on review one will find that the lesions described in this chapter are more likely to be of postnatal origin and that they rarely or never arise before birth.


Gray Matter Brain Stem Status Epilepticus Cerebellar Cortex Cerebellar Atrophy 
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  • Reinhard L. Friede
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  1. 1.Zentrum Neurologische Medizin, Abteilung NeuropathologieGeorg-August-Universität GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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