periventricular leukomalacia

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periventricular leukomalacia

Neonatology The presence of lucencies in the periventricular white matter, affecting extremely premature infants, often in a background of subependymal hemorrhage Prevention Vitamin E, ethamsylate may ↓ hemorrhage. Cf Intracranial hemorrhage.