Periventricular leukomalacia

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Child
MRI

The lateral ventricles are enlarged with wavy lateral contours demonstrating increase in volume with associated white matter tissue loss typical of moderate to severe periventricular leukomalacia.

Case Discussion

This child had a history of a perinatal insult and had significant developmental delay. The pattern of white matter loss is typical of periventricular leukomalacia

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Case information

rID: 48619
Case created: 17th Oct 2016
Last edited: 19th Oct 2016
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