Destructive brain lesions of presumed fetal onset: antepartum causes of cerebral palsy.

@article{Scher1991DestructiveBL,
  title={Destructive brain lesions of presumed fetal onset: antepartum causes of cerebral palsy.},
  author={M S Scher and H L Belfar and J. Mart{\'i}n and Michael J. Painter},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1991},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={898-906}
}
Antepartum events have been associated with fetal brain injury and may contribute to later neurological sequelae. However, children with these injuries may be asymptomatic or exhibit few clinical signs during the neonatal period. Six neonates are presented with destructive brain lesions of fetal onset based on radiological and neurophysiological studies at birth. No intrapartum difficulties were noted in any of the cases. Two maternal histories were significant for either placental bleeding or… CONTINUE READING