Hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE)

Case contributed by Dr Ruslan Asadov


Term neonate.

Patient Data

Age: Neonate

Widespread white matter hypoattenuation appearing to spare the cortex is consistent with multicystic encephalomalacia. 

Case Discussion

Neonatal hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy is the result of a global hypoxic-ischaemic brain injury in a term neonate, usually after asphyxia.

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Case information

rID: 7718
Case created: 21st Nov 2009
Last edited: 16th Oct 2017
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