ventriculomegaly


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ventriculomegaly

 [ven-trik″u-lo-meg´ah-le]
gross enlargement of a ventricle of the brain, as by hydrocephalus.
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Ventriculomegaly was defined as a lateral atrial (trigonal) diameter of [greater than or equal to]10 mm and was categorised as mild (10-12 mm), moderate (13-15 mm) and severe (>16 mm).
Mice exposed to concentrated ambient ultrafine PM showed ventriculomegaly, altered neurochemistry, and activation of glial cells in the brain.
The brain showed bilateral enlargement of cerebral hemispheres, generalized ventriculomegaly, and enlargement of the mesencephalic aqueduct.
Other findings included supratentorial ventriculomegaly, diffuse cerebral cortical atrophy with prominent cortical sulci and extra-axial CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) spaces (Figs 4 and 5).
Treatment of post-hemorrhagic ventriculomegaly in the preterm infant: Use of the subcutaneous ventricular reservoir.
On initial computed tomography (CT), she had a large partially calcified thrombus in the distal portion of the superior sagittal sinus in addition to dilated deep collateral veins and mild ventriculomegaly.
1,2,6,7) Ventriculomegaly can be diagnosed on MRI by an Evan's index > 0.
Visualization of the brain (Figure 5) was limited to the inferior portions of the temporal and occipital lobes, but ventriculomegaly was noted, as was diffuse T2 prolongation throughout the visualized portions of white matter.
On August 18, four days past her due date, she underwent a sonogram which showed mild left hydrocephalus with an incidental finding of mid-left ventriculomegaly.
SAN DIEGO -- Fetal magnetic resonance imaging can be considered when isolated lateral ventriculomegaly is suspected on ultrasound, results from a single-center study demonstrated.
If isolated: 2% chance of chromosomal abnormality in mild ventriculomegaly (11--12 mm); 10% otherwise.