Schematic depiction of coronal section of cerebrum with the focal and diffuse components of PVL shown in one hemisphere and the cerebral vascular supply in the other hemisphere. The focal necrotic component of PVL is depicted by the black circles, and the diffuse OL-specific component, in the gray shading. The long and short penetrating arteries supply the cerebral WM, as shown. | Volpe, J. J. (2001). Neurobiology of Periventricular Leukomalacia in the Premature Infant. Pediatric Research, 50, 553. Retrieved from

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