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What really is chronic cystic encephalomalacia

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What really is chronic cystic encephalomalacia?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Salar replied 6 years ago.
this is a brain disease (softening or loss of brain tissue )caused by infection, trauma and low bloodpressure.They may be focal or diffuse and their distribution will depend on the cause and severity of the injury and the age of the patient. Multicystic encephalomalacia refers to the formation of multiple cystic cavities of various sizes in the cerebral cortex.
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