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Perinatal cortical infarction within middle cerebral artery trunks
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    Perinatal cortical infarction with no obvious cause


    In a recent, elegant study Govaert et al published their ultrasonographical observations in newborn infants with perinatal cortical infarctions (1). Like many others before them, they could not find a cause for stroke in a high proportion in (25%) of cases. They also confirmed an association between stroke and pulmonary hypertension requiring assisted ventilation (2).

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