Traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in newborns

  title={Traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in newborns},
  author={Matthieu Vinchon and V{\'e}ronique Pierrat and Patrice Jissendi Tchofo and Gustavo Soto-ares and Patrick Dhellemmes},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
Neonatal traumatic head injuries (NTHI) can be life-threatening and require aggressive treatment. The indications, techniques, and results of brain decompression are not well defined in the literature. We studied prospectively cases of NTHI with intracranial traumatic lesions; skull fractures without underlying lesions were not included. We treated 17 cases of NTHI: 7 patients had a subdural hematoma, 3 had an extradural hematoma, and the others had subarachnoid hemorrhage. Surgical evacuation… CONTINUE READING


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