Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy Causes
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Causes of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy
There are a variety of causes of HIE. Any injury and many health conditions can potentially cause oxygen deprivation to the brain. Some common causes are:
- Injury or complication during birth
- Respiratory failure
- Blocked or ruptured blood vessel
- Carbon Monoxide Poisoning or cyanide poisoning
- Drug overdose
- Lack of oxygen due to smoke inhalation
- Extremely low blood pressure
- Cardiac Arrest
- Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
- High altitudes
- Compression or injury to the trachea that reduces or stops breathing
- Complications from general anesthesia
- Diseases that cause paralysis of the respiratory organs or muscles (eg, Myasthenia Gravis , Guillain-Barr√?¬© Syndrome )
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