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The Scottish perinatal neuropathology study: clinicopathological correlation in early neonatal deaths
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  1. Correspondence to:
    Professor McIntosh
    Department of Child Life and Health, Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, 20 Sylvan Place, Edinburgh EH9 1UW, Scotland, UK; neil.mcintoshed.ac.uk
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Becher JC, Bell JE, Keeling JW, et al
The Scottish perinatal neuropathology study: clinicopathological correlation in early neonatal deaths

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  • Accepted November 4, 2003
  • First published August 20, 2004.
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August 20, 2004
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    PLease note there is an error in Table 4 (second row, last column). The correct version of table is shown below:


    Table 4  Histological evidence of brain damage, including putative prenatal damage, in 59 neonates aged 3 days or less

    Pathological feature Encephalopathic
    No encephalopathy
    No encephalopathy
    BA group (n = 10; 17%)
    BA group (n = 36; 61%)
    NoBA group (n = 13; 22%)
    Mature
    (n = 8)
    Preterm
    (n = 2)
    Mature
    (n = 13)
    Preterm
    (n = 23)
    Mature
    (n = 2)
    Preterm
    (n = 11)

    Neuronal eosinophilia8 (100)15 (38)4 (17)04 (36)
    Neuronal karyorrhexis8 (100)11 (8)4 (17)00
    Grey matter infarcts000000
    White matter gliosis*7 (88)14 (31)9 (39)10
    Grey matter gliosis*5 (63)101 (4)00
    Microglial upregulation6 (75)12 (15)9 (39)01 (9)
    Macrophages*7 (88)11 (8)8 (35)00
    Fresh haemorrhage4 (50)06 (46)11 (48)05 (45)
    Haemosiderin deposits000000
    Mineral deposits1 (13)01 (8)6 (26)11 (9)
    *Estimated prenatal brain damage8 (100)15 (38)12 (52)10

    Values in parentheses are percentages.
    Mature, >=37 weeks; preterm, 24?36 weeks.


     

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      • [View PDF] - Table 1 Maternal sociodemographic details
        Table 2 Pregnancy details
        Table 3 Intrapartum details
        Table 4 Infant newborn details
        Table 5 Infant first week details
        Table 6 Clinical & neuropathological features in neonatal deaths with putative prenatal brain damage
        Table 7 Timing of CNS Injury after Cerebral Insult

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