Scalp changes after fetal monitoring

S. Ashkenazi*, A. Metzker, P. Merlob, J. Ovadia, S. H. Reisner

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We prospectively studied 535 newborn infants who had been monitored during labour with scalp electrodes. Daily examination of scalp changes showed frequent transient mild lacerations, while severe complications were rare: seven (1-3%) had scalp ulceration and one (0.2%) developed scalp abscess.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-269
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1985


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