Intraventricular hemorrhage of the newborn

Intraventricular hemorrhage of the newborn is a distinct entity and considered separately from intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) in adults.

In neonates, IVH is the result of germinal matrix hemorrhage, which ruptures through the ependymal lining and into the lateral ventricles.

Other causes of IVH:

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Article information

rID: 6218
System: Paediatrics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Intraventricular haemorrhage (paediatric)
  • Neonatal intraventricular haemorrhage
  • Intraventricular hemorrhage of the newborn

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: in utero IVH
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  • Case 2: grade 3 IVH
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