periventricular

periventricular

(pĕr″ĭ-vĕn-trĭk′ū-lăr)
Pert. to the area surrounding or near the ventricles, esp. the ventricles of the brain.
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The mother of three -- who also shares Hart's twin brother Hayes, and daughter Aspen, 2 1/2 , with husband Jim Edmonds -- revealed in early July that her son has "minor Periventricular Leukomalacia on both sides of his brain" and is "at risk for being diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy."
The five-year-old from Downpatrick, Co Down, was born 10 weeks early on May 8, 2014, and was later diagnosed with periventricular leukomalacia and cerebral palsy.
The patient was genetically diagnosed as having MLD and T2-weighted images showed marked periventricular white matter lesions in the parieto-occipital region consistent with MLD in the 30th month follow-up cranial MRI (Figure 1A, 1B).
Brain Computed Tomography scanning disclosed periventricular chronic ischemic changes, predominantly in frontal regions.
MRI Brain Findings###Cystic encephalomalacia.###Bilateral periventricular and subependymal###Polymicrogyria in the frontal lobes,###Normal
MRI brain showed multiple ring enhancing lesions in white and grey matter involving corpus callosum, subcortical areas and periventricular region in frontal, parietal and temporal lobes.
MRI brain had >5 lesions in 86.7% (n=13) with sub-cortical area 93.3% (n=14) periventricular area 86.7% (n=13).
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was conducted [Figure 1]a-1c], which revealed heterogeneous hyperintense lesions in the bithalamus, bilateral periventricular white matter, and intraventricular structures, indicating the occurrence of venous hemorrhage.
[7] Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL) was seen in 53% of term children without clinical evidence of perinatal or neonatal cause and it was thus decided to be prenatal in origin.
This finding has been described as a fairly characteristic feature for CTX compared with the mostly periventricular calcifications in congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Zika virus (ZIKV) infections.
An MRI scan revealed she had Periventricular Leukomalacia - brain damage in the area that controls muscle tone and movement of the arms and legs - and she was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, which affects coordination and movement.

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