Leukomalacia

What is Leukomalacia?

Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) is a type of brain injury that affects infants. The condition involves the death of small areas of brain tissue around fluid-filled areas called ventricles. The damage creates "holes" in the brain.

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my recent MRI indicates " minimal periventricular white mater FLAIR hyperintensities consistent with early ischemic leukomalacia noted. Please...

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What are your symptoms?

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I HAVE A BRAIN MRI OF MY CHILD SHE IS 9 MOTHS ONLY AND REPORT SHOWS EVERY THING NORMAL BUT IN CONCLUSIONS PAGE SHOWS BILATERAL PERIVENTICULAR...

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Send copy of complete report and medical history

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my mother age 82 had a CT scan that showed Mild microvascular leukomalacia. She functions both physcially and mentally great for her age but has a...

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Dementias should be evaluated further.

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