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Gray matter heterotopia, Epileptic seizures - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u
User :   my 16 month old little boy was diagnosed with gray matter heterotopia and has epilepsy he is not speaking at all all he does is babble i was wondering if there may be a chance of him being autistic
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   was he able to walk/crawl??
User :   he can not walk
User :   he is crawling
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   wull he respond to the commands??
User :   no
User :   there are a few times we are able to get him to wave bye bye
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
actually symptoms may be from mild degree inly seizures to even subnormal intelligence
Doctor :  
motor weakness
Doctor :  
we should know the area of brain depends upon the area of brain effected
Doctor :  
in certain kids they will not have any abnormality...
Doctor :  
except for seizures

Doctor :  
but it i not fatal
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