encephalomalacia


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encephalomalacia

[en¦sef·ə·lō·mə′lā·shə]
(medicine)
Infarction of the brain.
Any softening or fragmentation of the brain.
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As we know, severe perinatal cerebral injury includes severe HIE, IVH of degree IV, hypoglycemic brain damage with occipital lobe encephalomalacia, and bacterial meningitis complicated with hydrocephalus.
9%) cases, 2 cases showed encephalomalacia with gliosis, 2 cases had periventricular leucomalacia, 1 had hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy and 1 patient had porencephaly.
R posterior astrocytoma 5 Paroxysmal anomaly L P Tumor Pathology at vertex and T regions astrocytoma astrocytoma 6 Bilateral T slowing L parietal tumor Tumor Pathology of background rhythms, astrocytoma left paroxysmal anomaly 7 N L P noduler lesions Nodular lesion 8 N (4 times) R P focal Post traumatic gliotic lesion encephalomalacia encephalomalacia 9 N L P encephalomalacia Post traumatic encephalomalacia 10 R FT epileptiform R P Post traumatic anomaly with posttraumatic encephalomalacia nasopharyngeal lesions at electrodes vertex level 11 N R P cortical Post traumatic hyperintense encephalomalacia lesion 12 L>R bilateral L P cystic Post traumatic CT paroxysmal atrophic encephalomalacia epileptiform lesion anomaly 13 I.
On brain MRI performed in the third month in this patient, encephalomalacia was found, but neurological examination was found to be normal.
When the cause is an obstruction of blood flow, the temporal and parietal lobes are the most expected sites to be affected as cystic encephalomalacia [2, 3] while thinning of cerebral cortex predominantly in parietooccipital lobes is reported in several studies in hypoglycemic conditions [7].
Computed tomography of the head without contrast revealed two areas within the left parietal and right occipital lobes with low attenuation, likely representing areas of encephalomalacia.
Lister Nutritional encephalomalacia in red legged partridges" Vet Rec vol.
Jake had cystic encephalomalacia, which meant nearly half of his brain had been killed off before he was born.
7:1) which included old infarcts, chronic small-vessel ischemic changes, encephalomalacia and extracranial abnormality like sinus opacification or mucosal thickening.
Functional deficiencies of sulfite oxidase: Differential diagnoses in neonates presenting with intractable seizures and cystic encephalomalacia.
Patients with cyanotic CHD may develop minute encephalomalacia due to severe hypoxaemia and increased blood viscosity resulting from compensatory polycythemia.
A small right parieto-occipital area of encephalomalacia and much larger bilateral orbitofrontal lesions were visible on CT scanning.