cystic periventricular leukomalacia

cystic periventricular leukomalacia

softening and necrosis in the hemispheric white matter in newborns that may result from impaired perfusion at the interface between ventriculopetal and ventriculofugal arteries.
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Periventricular-intraventricular haemorrhage (IVH) and white matter injury (WMI), particularly cystic periventricular leukomalacia (cPVL), are major contributors to mortality and long-term morbidity in preterm infants.
The study team also found evidence that the better outcomes likely were due to lower rates of bleeding in the brain and of a brain injury called cystic periventricular leukomalacia.
Correlation of US findings of cystic periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) with neuropathologic data was evaluated in three studies (10-12).
Effects of hypocarbia on the development of cystic periventricular leukomalacia in premature infants treated with high-frequency jet ventilation.
Hypocarbia and cystic periventricular Leukomalacia in preterm infants.
Wilkinson I, Bear J, Smith J: Neurological outcome of severe cystic periventricular leukomalacia.
Prenatal exposure to betamethasone, but not dexamethasone, significantly reduced the risk of cystic periventricular leukomalacia, a major cause of cerebral palsy, reported Dr.
Cystic periventricular leukomalacia is associated with chorioamnionitis.