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Scalp changes after fetal monitoring.
  1. S Ashkenazi,
  2. A Metzker,
  3. P Merlob,
  4. J Ovadia,
  5. S H Reisner

    Abstract

    We prospectively studied 535 newborn infants who had been monitored during labour with scalp electrodes. Daily examination of scalp changes showed frequent transient mild lacerations, while severe complications were rare: seven (1.3%) had scalp ulceration and one (0.2%) developed scalp abscess.

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