Cerebral Palsy risks
Cerebral Palsy

  • A lumbar puncture is a medical procedure usually performed to obtain a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. The procedure is sometimes referred to as a spinal tap.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue usually caused by viral infection. Mild symptoms include fever, headache, and vomiting. Seizure, unconsciousness, and high fever are severe signs.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Birth is considered premature, or preterm, when it occurs before 37 weeks of gestation (development time in the womb). Normal, full-term gestation is 37 to 42 weeks. Those final weeks in the womb are crucial for healthy weight gain and development...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Infant low birth weight (LBW) is when babies weigh less than five pounds, eight ounces at birth. LBW often occurs in babies who are born prematurely, before 37 weeks of gestation.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The herpes simplex virus (HSV) is an infection that causes herpes, which are blisters that most commonly appear on the genitals or mouth.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The herpes viral culture of lesion test, also known as the herpes simplex virus culture, is a laboratory test that is used to determine if a skin sore contains the herpes simplex virus. ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a type of assistive reproductive technology (ART). It involves retrieving eggs from a woman's ovaries and fertilizing them with sperm. This fertilized egg is called an embryo. The embryo can then be frozen for stora...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A chronic subdural hematoma (SDH) is a pool (or collection) of blood on the brain’s surface under the dura, which is the outer covering of the brain. It usually begins forming several days or weeks after bleeding initially starts. This bleed...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Subdural hematoma is an accumulation of blood on the brain's surface beneath the skull that's usually caused by a head injury and can be fatal. Headache, seizure, and slurred speech are signs.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Asphyxia neonatorum is also known as perinatal asphyxia, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, or birth asphyxia.
    Source:HLCMS
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