A condition marked by one or more cerebral cysts. [G. pera, a purse, a wallet, + enkephalos, brain]

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per·en·ceph·a·ly (per″ən-sefґə-le) porencephaly.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Porencephaly — A disorder of the central nervous system involving a cyst or cavity in a cerebral hemisphere of the brain. The cysts or cavities are usually the remnants of destructive lesions, but are sometimes the result of abnormal development. The disorder… …   Medical dictionary

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