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How common is periventricular leukomalacia in babies born full term?

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Dr. Alan Jacobs
Neurology
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In brief: Uncommon

Very uncommon. Periventricular leukomalacia, or white matter pathology, represents some pathological process has occurred or is occurring.
This would require an understanding of cause and perhaps an action plan wrt treatment, if possible.

In brief: Uncommon

Very uncommon. Periventricular leukomalacia, or white matter pathology, represents some pathological process has occurred or is occurring.
This would require an understanding of cause and perhaps an action plan wrt treatment, if possible.
Dr. Alan Jacobs
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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In brief: PVL is caused by

lack of blood flow & oxygen to the white matter around the ventricles of the brain, an area most susceptible to damage around the end of the 2nd trimester. See http://cerebralpalsy.
org/about-cerebral-palsy/cause/periventricular-leukomalacia/ for more information. Call Early Start. 800.515.BABY, www.dds.ca.gov/ earlystart, to begin "Early Prevention" therapy now to maximize motor development.

In brief: PVL is caused by

lack of blood flow & oxygen to the white matter around the ventricles of the brain, an area most susceptible to damage around the end of the 2nd trimester. See http://cerebralpalsy.
org/about-cerebral-palsy/cause/periventricular-leukomalacia/ for more information. Call Early Start. 800.515.BABY, www.dds.ca.gov/ earlystart, to begin "Early Prevention" therapy now to maximize motor development.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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