Neonatal hypoxic and ischemic brain injury

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Synonyms: HIE | Hypoxic and ischemic brain injury in the newborn | Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy | Perinatal hypoxia

A rare neonatal encephalopathy characterized by alterations in mental status ranging from irritability and decreased responsiveness to coma as well as abnormal primitive reflexes hypotonia seizures and abnormalities in feeding and respiration with an onset within the first hours of life. The condition is associated with high mortality. Long-term sequelae include a spectrum of signs and symptoms including behavioral deficits developmental delay learning disabilities cognitive impairment seizures visual and auditory dysfunction and cerebral palsy.

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