porencephalic

por·en·ce·phal·ic

(pōr'en-se-fal'ik),
Relating to or characterized by porencephaly.
Synonym(s): porencephalous

por·en·ce·phal·ic

(pōr'en-sĕ-fal'ik)
Relating to or characterized by porencephaly.
Synonym(s): porencephalous.
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An MRI scan revealed a condition called a porencephalic cyst that had increased the fluid levels at the base of one side of his brain.
Porencephalic cysts are congenital or acquired cavities within the cerebral hemisphere that usually--although not invariably--communicate directly with the ventricular system.
R T PLED 14 1,2, 4 Slowing of Hydrocephaly, Post traumatic background rhythyms, L P encephalomalacia L CT, L PO porencephalic epileptiform anomaly cyst, atrophy 3.
2] Significant brain injury caused by ventriculitis, brain abscesses or porencephalic cysts is described in the majority of infants with meningitis.
After 10 months right spastic hemiplegia was diagnosed and an arterial ischemic infarction with a porencephalic cyst in the central and paraventricular left white matter was confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
The differential diagnosis of cerebral hydatid cyst disease ranges from simple benign cysts such as porencephalic cyst and arachnoid cyst, infectious causes such as cavitary tuberculosis, mycoses, pyogenic abscesses, and finally cystic neoplasms.
Schizencephaly can be differentiated from porencephaly on MRI by the fact that porencephalic cysts are lined with white matter.
Postoperative CT scans of two patients in which a large cyst had been removed showed a porencephalic cyst; cyst-peritoneal shunting was needed in these patients.
Alami et al (2012)[7] found that arachnoid cyst (26%) was the most common benign intracranial cystic lesion followed by porencephalic cyst (14%).