polioencephalopathy

polioencephalopathy

 [po″le-o-en-sef″ah-lop´ah-the]
any disease of the gray matter of the brain.

po·li·o·en·ceph·a·lop·a·thy

(pō'lē-ō-en-sef'ă-lop'ă-lop'ă-thē),
Any disease of the gray matter of the brain.
[polio- + G. enkephalos, brain, + pathos, suffering]

polioencephalopathy

/po·lio·en·ceph·a·lop·a·thy/ (-en-sef″ah-lop´ah-the) disease of the gray matter of the brain.

polioencephalopathy

[pō′lē·ō′ensef′əlop′əthē]
Etymology: Gk, polios, gray, enkephalos, brain, pathos, disease
a pathological condition affecting the gray matter of the brain.

po·li·o·en·ceph·a·lop·a·thy

(pō'lē-ō-en-sef'ă-lop'ă-thē)
Any disease of the gray matter of the brain.
[polio- + G. enkephalos, brain, + pathos, suffering]

polioencephalopathy

any disease of the gray matter of the brain.
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The MRI appearance was remarkably similar in trie 7 patients scanned: T2-signal abnormality in a distinctive patchy cortical distribution, but in some also involving the deep basal ganglia consistent with a polioencephalopathy.
By reporting these patients who present with focal seizures, often with hearing and visual loss and with evidence of a polioencephalopathy on MRI, we aim to raise awareness of this devastating complication.