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What do these MRI and ultrasound reports indicate?

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16 yrs Male have history of Cerebral Palsy since birth i.e 2001, MRI Brain 2002- Bilateral Periventricular leukomalacic areas secondary to Hypoxic Ischaemic insult , Sonography Brain 2002- Asymemetry of lateral ventricules , Would request your opinion on will this MRI and Sonsography changes have any impact or illness in future or cause any complications and suggest will this changes require any major surgery or treatment in future
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 in Brain and Spine
 
 
Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
No progression in future

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concern.
The MRI and ultrasound changes are due to brain injury during birth leading to mental retardation.
The findings are static and non progressive.
No increase is likely in future.
No surgical intervention required.
Learning skills and education in special schools if mental retardation is moderate to severe should be done.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further queries.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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