Table 3.

Neonatal Neurological Investigations and Developmental Outcome

CaseNeuroimagingEEGHead
Circumference
Development
1CT—Patchy loss grey/white differentiation (d7)* Background abnormal48 cm (4 y)Delayed (4 y)
Bilateral sharp waves (d8)<2nd centileSpecial school
2CT—SEH, bilateral ↓ attenuation fronto-parietal Background abnormal43 cm (1 y)Strabismus, otherwise
 + occipital regions (d8)Bilateral sharp waves (d8)<2nd centile normal (21 mo)
3Ultrasound—generalized edema (d4)Background normal47 cm (1 y)Normal (1 y)
CT normal (d7)Temporal focus (d7)50th centile
  • * MRI abnormal at 2 years; see case report.