The severity of the phenotype is dependent on the degree of cerebral insult, extent of subsequent injury incurred; with some correlation with outcome [1^*]. Because of the wide variety and often changing signs and symptoms post HI, coupled with the numerous co-morbid metabolic and systemic problems and the frequent occurrence of seizures which can be very difficult to differentiate clinically, this article will concentrate solely on describing the hyperkinetic non-epileptic movement disorder observed following transient HI in the term newborn. 2.
Non-epileptic phenomena in hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy Sheikh Nigel Basheer Journal of Pediatric Neurology; 2010; 8, 1; Docstoc pg. 7 Reproduced with permission of
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