Germinal matrix haemorrhage (grade III)
31 weeks premature neonate, presented with poor sucking and seizures
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Germinal matrix haemorrhage mostly in the right side, extending to the somehow dilated ventricular system.
Associated finding is scalp haematoma over right parietal bone and evidence of lambdoid suture overlapping.
Germinal matrix haemorrhage occurs in premature infants when the germinal matrix is present. It can be classified from grade 1 to grade 4. The highest the grade of haemorrhage, the worst the prognosis.