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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1995;19(3):33.
Left Hemiplegic Patient with Porencephalic Cyst -Case report-
Rhee Won Ihl, M.D., Sae Yoon Kang, M.D. , Sang Bum Kim, M.D.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Catholic University Medical College
공뇌증을 동반한 좌측 편마비 환아 -증례보고-
이원일, 강세윤, 김상범
가톨릭대학교 의과대학 재활의학교실

Cavitation within the cerebral hemisphere may be the result of a developmental abberation or injury from a variety of sources. The term encephaloclastic porencephaly is the destructive lesions, especially for single, cystic cerebral lesion whereas schizencephaly is used for the former lesions or developmental malformation. Porencephaly result consisting most commonly from vascular occlusion of hypoxic-ischemic insult. Causes cited less commonly include focal encephalitis, trauma, and ventricular puncture.

We have documented recently the evolution of such an subdural hematoma into a porencephalic cyst result in left hemiplegia in childhood. Inspite of the large right hemispheric lesions, he showed nearly normative intelligence, visuospatial ability, visual function, and auditory function.

Key Words: Porencephaly, Intracerebral hemorrhage, Hemiplegia


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