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What are the causes of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy?

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In brief: Lack of oxygen/blood

Hypoxic-ischemic encepahalopathy is caused by a lack of oxygen and blood flow.
This can occur around the time of birth, for example, from compression of the umbilical cord, or throughout life for example from cardiac arrest.

In brief: Lack of oxygen/blood

Hypoxic-ischemic encepahalopathy is caused by a lack of oxygen and blood flow.
This can occur around the time of birth, for example, from compression of the umbilical cord, or throughout life for example from cardiac arrest.
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