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Case 96 

Case 96
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Case 96
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Ellen Chung

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199758968.003.0096
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date: 23 March 2019

2-day-old term infant with low Apgar scores and metabolic acidosis.

Axial T1-weighted (left) and axial T2-weighted (right) images show abnormal hyperintense signal in the ventrolateral thalami (arrow) and posterolateral putamina (arrowhead).

If the patient presents in the first 24 hours of life, HII is most likely, but if symptoms arise later in the perinatal period, the differential diagnostic considerations include meningitis, hypoglycemia, kernicterus, and metabolic disorders....

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