Perinatal and early childhood stroke and thrombophilia.

  title={Perinatal and early childhood stroke and thrombophilia.},
  author={Mark T Mackay and Paul Monagle},
  volume={40 2},
Perinatal and early childhood stroke are relatively frequent occurrences in Western populations compared with a number of more well publicised diseases of childhood. They have devastating consequences for the child and their family. Despite this, little remains known about the aetiology, pathophysiology and outcome of perinatal and childhood stroke. This review describes the epidemiology, known risk factors, clinical presentation and management of stroke in neonates and children. In particular… CONTINUE READING