What are the signs and symptoms of mild hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE)?

Updated: Jul 18, 2018
  • Author: Santina A Zanelli, MD; Chief Editor: Dharmendra J Nimavat, MD, FAAP  more...
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Mild hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

  • Muscle tone may be slightly increased and deep tendon reflexes may be brisk during the first few days

  • Transient behavioral abnormalities, such as poor feeding, irritability, or excessive crying or sleepiness (typically in an alternating pattern), may be observed

  • Typically resolves in 24h


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