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Porencephaly and optic hypoplasia in neonatal isoimmune thrombocytopenia.
  1. J E Davidson,
  2. R C McWilliam,
  3. T J Evans,
  4. J B Stephenson
  1. Fraser of Allander Assessment Unit, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow.


    Five children with prenatal intracerebral damage associated with neonatal isoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura are described, and characteristic neurological features listed. These include optic hypoplasia which has not been previously documented in this condition.

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