What are some symptoms of periventricular leukomalacian (PVL)?

Depending on the severity and location of the brain damage, a child may have no symptoms or experience significant disability. Symptoms often become more apparent over time and tend to be pronounced by six to nine months of age. They may include: spastic diplegia, cerebral palsy, developmental delays (mental and physical), poor coordination, vision problems and difficulty with eye movement, hearing loss, cognitive impairment and learning disabilities, developmental delay (mental and physical), scoliosis, seizures, urinary incontinence.