Neonatal Arterial Ischemic Stroke (NAIS) Neonatal Arterial Ischemic Stroke (NAIS)

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khemika sudnawa


Neonatal stroke is a rare event that occurs in term newborns. Most affected infants presented with seizures and focal neurological deficit. The prognosis from neonatal stroke is complex despite potential increased plasticity in the developing brain. The majority of the patients have complete recovery as well as the less remain residual neurodevelopmental deficit. We demonstrate a case of one-day female newborn presented with seizure and right hemiparesis from left middle cerebral artery ischemic stroke. Fortunately, her seizures were controlled during the perinatal period, with no later epilepsy. In term of the developmental outcome, she had global developmental delay initially and underwent intensive regular early intervention for 2 years. At 3 years of age, she has significant improvement in all developmental domains except mild delay expressive language. This case supports the evidence of good outcomes in neonatal stroke despite the large lesion.

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