Intraventricular hemorrhage IVH is a major complication of prematurity. IVH typically initiates in the germinal matrix, which is a richly vascularized collection of neuronal-glial precursor cells in the developing brain.
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What causes intraventricular hemorrhage?
Intracranial hemorrhages have been found to have long-term cognitive and behavioral effects. In newborn beagle pups, immunolabeling and confocal microscopy showed that immunoreactivity for laminin and collagen V in the germinal matrix markedly increased on postnatal day 4 compared to day 1, but not in the white matter Jain RK.