Top of the basilar artery embolic stroke and neonatal myoclonus.


Cerebellar stroke has been virtually unreported in the living newborn infant. A term newborn male weighing 3380g at birth suffered myoclonic seizures within 24 hours of birth by spontaneous vaginal delivery. Apgar scores were 3 and 4 at 1 and 5 minutes. Myoclonus persisted for 9 days, responding poorly to step-up anticonvulsant treatment including lidocaine… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2008.03183.x


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@article{Govaert2009TopOT, title={Top of the basilar artery embolic stroke and neonatal myoclonus.}, author={Paul Govaert and Jeroen Dudink and Gerhard H. Visser and Petra E. Breukhoven and Sampsa Vanhatalo and Maarten Lequin}, journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology}, year={2009}, volume={51 4}, pages={324-7} }