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 or ventricular enlargement is prevalent in most neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer, mild cognitive impairment, schizophrenic patients and results from passive enlargement of the lateral, third and fourth ventricles following brain parenchymal narrowing.
In addition, the degree of ventriculomegaly is not an accurate reflection of the degree of increased ICP.
Prenatal ultrasound findings associated with congenital Zika virus infection include intracranial calcifications at the gray-white matter junction, ventriculomegaly, abnormalities of the corpus callosum, microcephaly, and limb anomalies (10,37).
Early postnatal exposure to ultrafine particulate matter air pollution: Persistent ventriculomegaly, neurochemical disruption, and glial activation preferentially in male mice.
Endoscopic colloid cyst resection in the absence of ventriculomegaly.
The patient was a 29-year-old G IPO pregnant woman hospitalized at 23 weeks' gestation after routine ultrasonography because of fetal ascites and minor ventriculomegaly.
Cranial computed tomography (CT) revealed bilateral ventriculomegaly, enlarged third and fourth ventricles with posterior fossa cyst, and cerebellar hypoplasia.
Brain imaging with contrast-free CT and/or MRI performed as early as day 2 of life showed that all infants had abnormalities consistent with congenital Zika syndrome, including reduced brain volume, subcortical calcifications, ventriculomegaly, and cortical malformations.
sup][28],[29] We should take ventriculomegaly, frontal hypoplasia, subarachnoid broadening arachnoid cyst, and other cerebral abnormalities into account.
In other instances, termination of pregnancy may be requested when the implications of the investigations are less clear, for examplea foetus with mild cerebral ventriculomegaly.
5) In addition to micrencephaly, frequent findings in the brains of fetuses affected by TORCH agents include ventriculomegaly, encephalomalacic pseudocysts, atrophic corpus callosum, polymicrogyria, cerebellar hypoplasia, and calcifications, which can usually be detected by neuroimaging.
Brain abnormalities such as ventriculomegaly and intracranial calcifications, as well as a range of growth abnormalities, miscarriage, and stillbirth, are increasingly associated with infants born to infected women.