Porencephaly is a central nervous system disorder and is observed as a rare condition. The condition involves formation of cysts in the brain. Depending on the severity of the condition, the affected persons may face mild or serious consequences in terms of symptoms or disabilities. The cause of Porencephaly is not clear to the experts, but some form of infection is expected to be behind the condition. There are many symptoms, mainly delayed development and epileptic seizures are the prominent ones.
HOW IS PORENCEPHALY DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Porencephaly is done by a neurologist using complex tests like trans-illumination of the skull along with MRI.
HOW IS PORENCEPHALY TREATED?
A Neurologist treats Porencephaly by means of physical therapy, speech therapy, and anti-convulsant medications for seizures.
DID YOU KNOW?
The exact incidence of Porencephaly is still unknown.