An Analytic Study on Patterns of Neonatal Brain Injury by USG in Perinatal Asphyxia Cases

  • Dinesh Kumar Singh Assistant Professor, Department of Radiodiagnosis, Varun Arjun Medical College, Shahjahanpur.
Keywords: Perinatal Asphyxia, Neonatal Brain Injury, Ultrasonography

Abstract

Background: Perinatal asphyxia is a common neonatal problem.  Perinatal asphyxia might result in adverse effects on all major body systems. Infant with perinatal asphyxia renal, neurologic, cardiac and lung dysfunction occurs in 50%, 28%, 25% and 23% cases respectively.

Methods: Total 100 number of cases which  were asphyxiated babies showing clinical features of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy were included in this study. This study was conducted in Department of Radiology.

Results: In this study we were included 100 total numbers of cases. Among all Pre term birth cases were 32% & 68% cases of term birth. We observed that 30% were isolated from intracranial haemorrhage,16% were cerebral oedema,6% dilation of ventricles,7% had other abnormalities & 41% cases were normal.

Conclusions: This study concludes that in neonates USG may be supplemented with MRI and functional imaging of the brain for better analysis of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.

 

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Published
2019-12-24
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Singh DK. An Analytic Study on Patterns of Neonatal Brain Injury by USG in Perinatal Asphyxia Cases. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2019Dec.24 [cited 2020Apr.9];5(4):RD4-RD6. Available from: https://www.iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/553
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES ~ Radio diagnosis