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The features of abnormalities in children born with extremely low birth weight 

SOVREMENNAYA PEDIATRIYA.2015.6(70):86-89; doi 10.15574/SP.2015.70.86 

The features of abnormalities in children born with extremely low birth weight 

Kirillova L. G., Martynenko Ya. A.

SI «Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology NAMS of Ukraine», Kiev

PD «Kherson Regional Children's Clinical Hospital» Kherson Regional Council, Ukraine

Medical Center of Physical Therapy and Pain Medicine «Innovo», Lviv, Ukraine 

A retrospective analysis of case histories of children, born weighing less than 1000 g is conducted. It is shown that in newborns with extremely low birth weight during the birth can be assumed the presence of congenital anomalies of the brain (disturbance of neuronal proliferation and migration and cortical organization). Traditional imaging techniques (ultrasound examination and structural brain MRI) are subjective and do not allow to predict the degree of neurological disorders in the future. 

Key words: prematurity, extremely low birth weight, brain, magnetic resonance imaging. 


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