Periventricular leukomalacia

Case contributed by Dr Bita Abbasi

Presentation

No history provided.

MRI

Irregularity of ventricular margins, periventricular gliosis and thinning of white matter are all typical findings in PVL.

Case Discussion

Periventricular gliosis in a PVL patient represents that the insult has occurred after 28-30 weeks of gestation.

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Case information

rID: 22712
Case created: 18th Apr 2013
Last edited: 23rd Apr 2017
Tag: brain
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