HIE syndrome is a type of brain dysfunction that develops when there is a prolonged lack of oxygen or blood supply to the brain. Hypoxic refers to a lack of oxygen, ischemia to a lack of blood flow, and encephalopathy to a disease of the brain. HIE syndrome can appear at any time, including during pregnancy, labor, delivery, and the postpartum period.
When the blood or oxygen flow to the brain has been interrupted, the remainder of the body may have been "starved" of oxygen. As a result, damage to the intestines, kidneys, liver, heart, and other organs is possible. These organs typically function correctly once more. The brain may not fully recover if it has been injured. Usually, the length of time the brain was oxygen-depleted determines the severity of the damage. Some children's health may be slightly or moderately impacted by HIE syndrome, whilst other children may experience far more severe and pervasive problems, such as cognitive impairment, cerebral palsy (motor impairment), epilepsy, or developmental delay.
1. HIE is brought on by an abrupt reduction in the supply of blood and oxygen to the developing brain during labor or pregnancy.
2. The growing brain of the infant experiences a rapid deterioration and eventual death of its cells due to a lack of oxygen and blood.
3. HIE is typically brought on by obstetric problems during labor and delivery, but it can also be brought on by prenatal complications or occurrences.
Have a weak cry,Decreased alertness and activity,Lack of typical reflexes,Abnormal (not typical) movements or seizures,Low or high muscle tone,Breathing problems
Uterine rupture and tear are two conditions that might lead to HIE syndrome in your child,Although HIE primarily affects the brain, reduced blood flow or oxygen levels can also have negative effects on the lungs, liver, heart, intestines, and kidneys,It may cause long-term incapacity and, regrettably, in rare circumstances