Developmental and neurologic sequelae of neonatal hyperviscosity syndrome.

  title={Developmental and neurologic sequelae of neonatal hyperviscosity syndrome.},
  author={Virginia D Black and Lula O. Lubchenco and Dennis W. Luckey and Beverly L Koops and Gail A McGuinness and Dennis Powell and A L Tomlinson},
  volume={69 4},
One hundred eleven consecutive infants with neonatal hyperviscosity were identified by screening all newborns for polycythemia in an 18-month period. These polycythemic infants were matched with non-polycythemic newborns for birth weight, gestational age, Apgar scores, and sex. Maternal, intrapartum, and neonatal data were analyzed for associated morbidity. Maternal preeclampsia was more common among the hyperviscous patients than among control subjects. Hypoglycemia was also significantly… CONTINUE READING