Periventricular atherosclerotic leukoencephalopathy

Jacques DeReuck, Herbert H. Schaumburg

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Abstract

A case of periventricular leukoencephalopathy is described. The infarctions were predominantly located in the periventricular arterial end and border zones. The cerebral lesions were secondary to the effects of an acute decrease in cardiac output on a barely adequate arterial blood supply to the left hemisphere. The mechanism responsible for this variety of white matter infarction has been described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1094-1097
Number of pages4
JournalNeurology
Volume22
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1972

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  • Clinical Neurology

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