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Palpebral ecchymosis and cerebral venous thrombosis in a near term infant
  1. M Fumagalli,
  2. L A Ramenghi,
  3. F Mosca
  1. NICU, Department of Neonatology, “L Mangiagalli” Clinic, ICP Teaching Hospitals, Via Commenda, 12, 20122 Milan, Italy;

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    Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is rarely diagnosed in newborn babies.1 Seizures, haemorrhagic venous infarcts, and, in particular, intraventricular haemorrhage are the most common signs of CVT in term newborns.2 Little is known about the neuroradiological and clinical presenting findings of CVT in preterm babies.

    We observed bilateral palpebral …

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