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Perinatal Brain Damage

Abstract

Perinatal brain damage includes all brain injuries that occur during the perinatal period in infants of all gestational ages, whereas injury from birth trauma per se occurs more frequently in full-term neonates. Important advances in perinatal care have decreased the incidence of birth trauma. Birth trauma of the nervous system may result in the following.

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Purkinje Cell Cerebral Palsy Periventricular White Matter Birth Trauma Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease 
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