Acta Scientific PAEDIATRICS (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 12

Rare Case of Spontaneous Fetal Massive Intracranial Bleed

Yaser El Saba*, Muzammil Hafeez, Mustafa Bolkini, Niyas Ambadi and Moustafa Hassan

Department of NICU, Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE

*Corresponding Author: El Saba, Department of NICU, Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE.

Received: October 10, 2022; Published: November 30, 2022


Fetal intracranial hemorrhage is a rare complication diagnosed during pregnancy with subsequent neonatal neurological morbidities or neonatal mortality. Intracranial hemorrhage is most commonly identified prenatally as intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), although hemorrhage can occur in other sites such as cerebellar, subdural, primary subarachnoid and miscellaneous intraparenchymal hemorrhages. The detection of fetal intracranial hemorrhage has increased due to the improvement in imaging technology. There are varied etiologies of intracranial hemorrhage occurring prenatally, but in many cases, etiology remains unidentified. The outcome depends on the etiology, timing and the severity of fetal intracranial hemorrhage. Here we report a case of preterm baby born at 32 weeks who was diagnosed prenatally to have fetal intracranial hemorrhage with no obvious determined cause and managed by surgical evacuation.

Keywords: Spontaneous Fetal; Massive Intracranial Bleed; Etiology


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Citation: Yaser El Saba., et al. “Rare Case of Spontaneous Fetal Massive Intracranial Bleed". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 5.12 (2022): 25-31.


Copyright: © 2022 Nasibova EM., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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