Table 2

Neurodevelopmental data and neuroradiology findings

Motor functionIntellectual levelCerebral image
MethodSeverity and location of PVL
1mild cp, hpl RnormMRImoderate, R>L, mid, post
2moderate cp, dplnormMRImoderate, R>L, parietal and occipital atrophy, thin CC, shunt R
3mild cp, hpl RnormCTmild, R=L, shunt and frontal leptomeningeal cyst R side
4no cpMMRCTmoderate, R<L, ant, mid, post
5no cpnormMRImoderate, R=L, mid, post
6mild cp, dplnormCTmoderate, R=L, mid, post
7severe cp, dyst, R>LSMRCTsevere, R<L
8severe cp, R>LMMRCTsevere, R=L, ant, mid, post
9no cpnormMRImoderate, R=L, mid, post
10severe cp,dplMMRCTsevere, R>L
11severe cp, dplnormCTextremely severe, R>L
12no cpnormMRImoderate, R=L, post
13moderate cp, dplnormMRIsevere, R=L, mid, post
14severe cpnormCTsevere, R=L
15severe cp, dplnormCTsevere, R=L, mid, post
16moderate cp, dplnormCTextremely severe, R=L, ant, mid, post
17mild cp, dplnormCTmild, R<L, mid, post
18mild cp, dplnormCTmoderate, R=L, mid, post
19mild cp, dplnormMRImild R, moderate L, mid, post
  • cp = cerebral paresis; hpl = hemiplegia; dpl = diplegia; CT = computed tomography; MRI = magnetic resonance imaging; dyst = dystonia; PVL = periventricular leucomalacia; CC = corpus callosum; NT = not tested; norm = normal; ant, mid, and post refer to PVL location within the white matter; R = right side; L = left side; MMR = mild mental retardation; SMR = severe mental retardation.