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Intracranial Hemorrhage in Premature

all are likely related to venous occlusion or thrombosis; At 32 wks residual germinal matrix is at the level of caudothalamic groove; 67% of premies born 28-32 wks will develop germinal matrix hemorrhage:
Grade I: bleed confined to the germinal matrix
Grade II: extension into lateral ventricle w/o hydrocephalus
Grade III: bleeding w/ hydrocephalus
Grade IV: hemorrhage into the periventricular white matter (infarctions secondary to compression of medullary veins)