, Volume 42, Issue 5, pp 606-619
Date: 17 Jan 2012

Neonatal ischemic brain injury: what every radiologist needs to know

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Abstract

We present a pictorial review of neonatal ischemic brain injury and look at its pathophysiology, imaging features and differential diagnoses from a radiologist’s perspective. The concept of perinatal stroke is defined and its distinction from hypoxic-ischemic injury is emphasized. A brief review of recent imaging advances is included and a diagnostic approach to neonatal ischemic brain injury is suggested.

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