Thrombosis of the middle cerebral artery associated with birth trauma

U. Roessmann, R. T. Miller

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After birth trauma, an infant had middle cerebral artery thrombosis, proved at autopsy. Unusual forces exerted on the head and neck at the time of attempted high forceps delivery damaged the inner layers of the right middle cerebral artery, which led to thrombosis and infarction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)889-891
Number of pages3
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1980


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  • Clinical Neurology

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