lobar sclerosis


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Pick at·ro·phy

(pik),
circumscribed atrophy of the cerebral cortex.

lobar sclerosis

(1) Pick's disease, see there.
(2) Neuroglial proliferation accompanied by atrophy of a cerebral lobe, resulting in mental and neurological deficits, which is most common in infants exposed to prolonged hypoxia.

lobar sclerosis

Sclerosis of the cerebrum resulting in mental disturbances.
See also: sclerosis