multiple fluid-filled spaces of microscopic size in the cerebral white matter; seen in certain hypoxic, toxic, and metabolic diseases.
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status spongiosusA nonspecific term for a wide variety of neuropathic conditions of autoimmune, hereditary, hypoxic, metabolic, toxic, viral and unknown origins.
Spongy degeneration, leukodystrophies, multiple sclerosis, etc.
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