The incidence of symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage in term appropriate-for-gestation-age infants.

@article{Sachs1987TheIO,
  title={The incidence of symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage in term appropriate-for-gestation-age infants.},
  author={Benjamin P Sachs and David Acker and Ruth E Tuomala and Edwina Brown},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  year={1987},
  volume={26 7},
  pages={355-8}
}
Symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage in term infants is rare. In over 23,000 deliveries the authors were only able to find 12 diagnosed cases for an incidence of 5.9/10,000 livebirths (greater than or equal to 2,500 g and greater than or equal to 37 weeks' gestation). No consistent clinical patterns were identified. However, the obstetrical risk factors were… CONTINUE READING