Preterm Birth and Cerebral Palsy: Is Tumor Necrosis Factor the Missing Link?

Dev Med Child Neurol. 1993 Jun;35(6):553-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.1993.tb11688.x.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Brain / abnormalities*
  • Brain / physiopathology
  • Brain Diseases / etiology
  • Brain Diseases / physiopathology
  • Cerebral Palsy / physiopathology*
  • Endotoxins / analysis
  • Endotoxins / cerebrospinal fluid
  • Endotoxins / toxicity
  • Enterocolitis / complications
  • Female
  • Female Urogenital Diseases / complications
  • Humans
  • Infant, Low Birth Weight
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Leukomalacia, Periventricular / etiology
  • Male
  • Male Urogenital Diseases
  • Obstetric Labor, Premature*
  • Pregnancy
  • Sepsis / complications
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha*

Substances

  • Endotoxins
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha