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Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage

History: 4 day old baby with apnea¬† The germinal matrix is the site of proliferating neuronal and glial precursors in the developing brain, which is located above the caudate nucleus¬†in the floor of the lateral ventricle and caudothalamic groove. The germinal matrix contains a rich network of fragile thin-walled blood vessels. Hence the microcirculation in … Continue reading