lobar sclerosis


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lobar sclerosis

[′lō‚bär sklə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
Neuroglial proliferation accompanied by atrophy of a cerebral lobe leading to mental and neurological deficits; most common in infants and children who have suffered prolonged hypoxia.
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