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Cranial sonography has become the main modality of the investigation and diagnosis of a wide variety of neonatal intracranial abnormalities. Occasionally, cranial sonograms reveal basal ganglia and thalami bright echoes. It is believed that these lesions are indicative of vasculitis due to intrauterine infections, in particular with cytomegalovirus (CMV).(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the possible role of multifetal pregnancy reduction as a risk factor for the development of periventricular leukomalacia, which has been associated with prematurity and twin pregnancies. DESIGN A case-control study. SETTING In Vitro Fertilization Unit and Intensive Care Nursery of the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv,(More)
Neonatal cranial ultrasonography at times reveals hyperechogenic lesions in the basal ganglia and thalamus. These lesions have been attributed to a wide variety of pathologic states, among them toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, and herpes simplex (TORCH) infections, chromosomal abnormalities, and asphyxia. The clinical significance in terms of the(More)
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