Table 2 30-Month neurodevelopmental outcome of neonates with perinatal stroke compared to those with neonatal encephalopathy and similar patterns of brain injury on MRI

Pattern of brain lesionNumberMedian MDIMDI rangeCerebral palsy, n (%)
Comparisons across groups made with Kruskal Wallis Test* and Fisher exact test.†
MDI = Bayley Scales of Infant Development Mental Index.
Acute focal infarct651.550–832 (33)
No lesion1510077–1212 (13)
Bilateral watershed only258750–1165 (20)
p Value0.008*0.4