An Analytic Study on Patterns of Neonatal Brain Injury by USG in Perinatal Asphyxia Cases
Background: Perinatal asphyxia is a common neonatal problem. Perinatal asphyxia might result in adverse effects on all major body systems. Infant with perinatal asphyxia renal, neurologic, cardiac and lung dysfunction occurs in 50%, 28%, 25% and 23% cases respectively.
Methods: Total 100 number of cases which were asphyxiated babies showing clinical features of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy were included in this study. This study was conducted in Department of Radiology.
Results: In this study we were included 100 total numbers of cases. Among all Pre term birth cases were 32% & 68% cases of term birth. We observed that 30% were isolated from intracranial haemorrhage,16% were cerebral oedema,6% dilation of ventricles,7% had other abnormalities & 41% cases were normal.
Conclusions: This study concludes that in neonates USG may be supplemented with MRI and functional imaging of the brain for better analysis of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.
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