Ulegyria

Ulegyria refers to a shrunken and flattened cortex due to global hypoxic ischaemic injury in term infants, centering on the deepest portion of gyri, usually in the parasagittal region. It is here that perfusion is most tenuous and, therefore, most susceptible to ischaemic damage.

It is one of the leading causes of posterior cortex epilepsy 2

 

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rID: 2236
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