Periventricular leukomalacia

Case contributed by Dr Bita Abbasi


No history provided.


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
Published: 18th Apr 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: brain
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