Pediatric Stroke – A Few Facts

Perinatal stroke, neonatal stroke, infant stroke, and childhood stroke are some of the most common causes of hemiplegia or hemiparesis in or unilateral cerebral palsy in children. Perinatal arterial ischemic stroke is the most common form of stroke in children […]

Risk factors for perinatal arterial ischemic stroke in full-term infants: a case-control study

Researchers in The Netherlands report that maternal fever during deliver and early-onset sepsis/meningitis were found to be involved with perinatal arterial ischemic stroke in full term infants. Apgar score less than 7 at 5 minutes and hypoglycemia were also found […]