Birth Injury:

Anoxic Injury

Anoxic Brain Injury occurs when the brain does not receive any oxygen. Cells in the brain need oxygen to survive and function.

Types of Anoxic Brain Injuries

There are a few types of anoxic brain injury:
Anoxic Anoxia: Brain injury from no oxygen supplied to the brain
Anemic Anoxia: Brain injury from blood that does not carry enough oxygen
Toxic Anoxia: Brain injury from toxins or metabolites that block oxygen in the blood from being used