“Porencephaly is a rare disorder usually diagnosed before birth or during infancy. Damage to the cerebral hemispheres in your child’s brain can happen either during pregnancy or shortly after birth. This damage leads to the development of fluid-filled cavities, called cysts, in their brain.
The cysts can interfere with normal brain growth and development. Children with porencephaly may experience speech difficulties. They may also have other neurological deficits (abnormal functioning in areas of their body).” Read More