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Leukomalacia, Periventricular MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Leukomalacia, Periventricular
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.700
C10.228.140.461.550
C14.907.253.612
C16.614.521.450
Unique ID
D007969
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007969
Annotation
periventricular refers to the cerebral ventricles
Scope Note
Degeneration of white matter adjacent to the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES following cerebral hypoxia or BRAIN ISCHEMIA in neonates. The condition primarily affects white matter in the perfusion zone between superficial and deep branches of the MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY. Clinical manifestations include VISION DISORDERS; CEREBRAL PALSY; PARAPLEGIA; SEIZURES; and cognitive disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1021; Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1997, Ch4, pp30-1)
Entry Term(s)
Cystic Periventricular Leukomalacia
Encephalomalacia, Periventricular
Leucomalacia, Periventricular
Neonatal Cerebral Leukomalacia
Periventricular Leukomalacia
Previous Indexing
Cerebral Hemorrhage (1966-1986)
Cerebral Ventricles (1966-1986)
Encephalomalacia (1966-1986)
Infant, Newborn (1966-1986)
Infant, Premature, Diseases (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see ENCEPHALOMALACIA 1987-90
History Note
1991(1987)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/06/16
Revision Date
2005/07/12
Leukomalacia, Periventricular Preferred
Neonatal Cerebral Leukomalacia Narrower
Cystic Periventricular Leukomalacia Narrower
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