Periventricular leukomalacia

What is Periventricular leukomalacia?

Periventricular leukomalacia is a form of white-matter brain injury, characterized by the necrosis of white matter near the lateral ventricles. It can affect newborns and fetuses. Premature infants are at the greatest risk of the disorder.

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My son has been diagnosed with periventricular leukomalacia. The neurologist said 70% of the back of his brain is damaged. He is 23 months old and...

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Hi...This is not something which is curable with drugs or surgery.

The problems he might have to face will be -
1. Global developmental delay.
2....

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hi my 7 month old daugther has just been diagnosed with CVI... i dont know much about it but a few people say it can improve is this true? and can...

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Hi,
Thank you for your query.
I understand your concern .This is most unfortunate.
Cortical visual impairment as a result of periventricular leukomalacia...

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Hello Doctor, this question is for my daughter. She is 2.6 years old and the MRI report said, Periventricular leukomalacia. She is not able to sit...

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In my opinion she has lower limb spasticity due to which she is not able to walk. There is no treatment for periventrucular leucomalacia but with...

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