Pontosubicular apoptosis (“necrosis”) in human neonates with intrauterine growth retardation and placental infarction

In a previous study of 37 autopsied stillbirths with non-dysmorphic intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), 26 cases were associated with placental infarction, a morphologic marker of uteroplacental insufficiency. Nine of the 26 cases with both IUGR and placental infarction, where archival tissue was available, had grey matter ischaemic lesions that were… (More)