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...

doctor1 MD

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.

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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...

doctor1 MD

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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