IVH


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IVH

Intraventricular hemorrhage, see there.

IVH

Abbreviation for intraventricular hemorrhage.

Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH)

A condition in which blood vessels within the brain burst and bleed into the hollow chambers (ventricles) normally reserved for cerebrospinal fluid and into the tissue surrounding them.
Mentioned in: Prematurity
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