Multicystic encephalomalacia

Case contributed by Mohammad Saboor Rastin


Developmental delay

Patient Data

Age: 12 months
Gender: Male

Marked multi-cystic encephalomalacia with ex-vacuo dilatation of ventricular system is seen in the supra-tentorial brain parenchyma. Cerebellum and brainstem appear unremarkable.

Case Discussion

The features are suggestive of multi-cystic encephalomalacia, secondary to extensive previous brain insult.

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