Maternal hypertension and intrapartum fever are associated with increased risk of ischemic stroke during infancy.

@article{Mann2013MaternalHA,
  title={Maternal hypertension and intrapartum fever are associated with increased risk of ischemic stroke during infancy.},
  author={Joshua R Mann and Suzanne McDermott and Chun Pan and James W. Hardin},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={58-64}
}
AIM To examine maternal hypertension, diabetes, and intrapartum fever as potential risk factors for ischemic stroke in infants. METHOD We conducted a retrospective cohort study of 226,117 children born from January 2000 to December 2007 who were enrolled in the South Carolina Medicaid program. We linked maternal and child Medicaid billing records and birth certificate data. Children with ischemic stroke were identified based on the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD… CONTINUE READING
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