Silent Strokes in the White Matter (image) Children's Hospital Los Angeles Share Print E-Mail Caption White matter silent cerebral infarcts (silent strokes) appear in light green, superimposed on a structural MRI brain scan. Note that silent strokes appear almost exclusively in the brain's white matter (white in image). Credit Dr. John Wood, Children's Hospital Los Angeles Usage Restrictions Image may only be used in context of reporting this story Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.