Brain damage in infancy

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What is brain damage in infancy?

The immature brain is vulnerable to a number of prenatal (before birth) and early postnatal (after birth) stresses, such as maternal infection and birth asphyxia, which produce permanent damage and serious neurologic dysfunction in the survivors.

Common symptoms reported by people with brain damage in infancy

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How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with brain damage in infancy

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Who has brain damage in infancy on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 9 say brain damage in infancy is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 8
30s 25
40s 26
50s 25
60s 18
70+ 3

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 40
Female 65

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 29
Not Diagnosed 8

These charts show data from brain damage in infancy patients who have completed their condition history
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