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CT showing hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (2)

A CT scan of the head of a 13-day-old newborn who sustained a severe hypoxic-ischemic injury at birth. Multiple cystic areas of necrosis are typical of hypoxic-ischemic injury. This is an example of multicystic encephalomalacia.

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  • Angelman syndrome
  • Bird-headed dwarfism
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Congenital cytomegalovirus infection
  • Congenital rubella syndrome
  • Cornelia de Lange syndrome
  • Cri-du-chat syndrome
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Fetal hydantoin syndrome
  • Herpes simplex virus infection
  • Intellectual disability
  • Malnutrition
  • Rett syndrome
  • Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome
  • Toluene embryopathy
  • Trisomy 18
  • Zika infection