What is Schizencephaly?

It is splitting of the brain. It is a rare congenital defect with discontinuity of the grey matter. It extends from central ventricles to pia mater dividing them into fluid filled clefts.

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My granddaughter very recently was having severe headaches with dizziness. She had a catscan and it came back abnormal and is scheduled for an MRI...

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Dear user,

Although I am quite sure that the CT scan result must have been correct, the MRI will confirm the diagnosis. Schizencephaly is a...

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My girl friend did MRI scan and the summary is this. MRI appearance advocates:
- Arachnoid cyst left temporal pole above;
- Arachnoid cyst left...

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Brief Answer:
Seizures should be considered.

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Hello and thanks for using HCM.

I have read your query and understand your concerns....

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Hi I have a granddaughter that has open lip schizencephaly. She has had seizures. Her left arm is weak, She has trouble holding anything. It just...

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Brief Answer:
Recommended medication for seizures and supportive care

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Hi Cherokeelady1966,
Thanks for writing in to us.

I have...

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