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Focal cortical dysplasia type IIA

Focal cortical dysplasia type IIA: Introduction

Focal cortical dysplasia type IIA: Abnormal development of the brain cortex which results in severe, untreatable seizures which occur several times a day. Type IIA is distinguished by the lack of balloon cells wheras type IIB has balloon cells present. Balloon cells are abnormal cells in the brain tissue. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Focal cortical dysplasia type IIA is available below.

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