• Cystic periventricular leukomalacia: now you see it, now you don't?

    One year ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    The incidence of cystic periventricular leukomalacia has been reported to decline during the 1990s, ; the decline was concurrent with the use of antenatal steroids and exogenous surfactant therapy, but without a decrease in worsened neurodevelopmental outcomes among preterm infants. What is known about the outcome of preterm infants whose cPVL identified shortly after birth “disappears” compared with preterm infants who display cPVL on subsequent cranial imaging closer to term gestation?
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