What is Polymicrogyria?

Polymicrogyria is a condition characterized by abnormal development of the brain before birth. The surface of the brain normally has many ridges or folds, called gyri. In people with polymicrogyria, the brain develops too many folds, and the folds are unusually small.The mildest form is known as unilateral focal polymicrogyria. Bilateral polymicrogyria causes severe neurological dysfunctions.

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can the new brain cells growing in the brain of an infant overcome the malformed portion of the brain (the polymicrogyria) resulting in a normal...

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polymicrigyria is developmental anamoly. ...and less likely to be corrected by brain cells . Most of the times...it remains asymptomatic....while...

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I have a 01 month old male child. Immediate after the delivery, my baby was shifted to Intensive Care Unit for 08 days. On the second day of...

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Probably a result of placental abruption.

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My two boys had blood work done, when we got the results there were multiple abnormal/ out of range levels. I asked their doctor what it meant, she...

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It is clinically not significant.

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