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Table 3 Grades of HII and their DWI findings

From: Reliability of MRI in detection and differentiation of acute neonatal/pediatric encephalopathy causes among neonatal/pediatric intensive care unit patients

GradeSite of affectionNumberDWI in acute stage
Mild to moderateWater shed, white matter30 (76.9%)- 29 (74.4%) showed restricted DWI
- 1 (2.5%) showed free DW (MRI delayed 1 week after admission)
SevereExtends to involve BG and thalami9 (23.1%)- 9 (23.1%) showed restricted DWI