Periventricular leukomalacia

Case contributed by Dr Vinay Shah

Presentation

Developmental delay, seizures.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Altered signal is seen involving the bilateral parieto-occipital periventricular white matter and thalami.  Thinning of body of corpus callosum with mild ex-vacuo dilatation of the bilateral lateral ventricles. 

Case Discussion

These represents bilateral periventricular leukomalacia as a sequele of previous hypoxic-ischemic insult. 

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Case Information

rID: 20837
Case created: 15th Dec 2012
Last edited: 8th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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