Subependymal germinal matrix hemorrhage in full-term neonates.

A population of healthy, full-term newborn infants was studied in order to obtain documentation of the prevalence of intracranial hemorrhage. Cerebral ultrasonography was performed within 72 hours of birth on 505 healthy newborn infants, 37 weeks of gestation or greater. Sonographic abnormalities were detected in 23 (4.6%) neonates. Bilateral subependymal… CONTINUE READING