Causes of Megalencephaly
Causes of Megalencephaly (Diseases Database):
The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Megalencephaly
that are listed by the Diseases Database:
Source: Diseases Database
Megalencephaly Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio
Gender of Patients for Megalencephaly: Males more than females....more »
Megalencephaly: Related Medical Conditions
To research the causes of Megalencephaly, consider researching the causes of these
these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Megalencephaly:
Megalencephaly: Causes and Types
Causes of Types of Megalencephaly: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Megalencephaly:
- Unilateral megalencephaly (hemimegalencephaly) - one-sided expansion.
- more types...»
Causes of Broader Categories of Megalencephaly: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:
Megalencephaly as a symptom:
Conditions listing Megalencephaly
as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Megalencephaly.
Our database lists the following as having
Megalencephaly as a symptom of that condition:
What causes Megalencephaly?
Megalencephaly is thought to be related to a disturbance in
the regulation of cell reproduction or proliferation. In normal
development, neuron proliferation - the process in which nerve cells
divide to form new generations of cells - is regulated so that the correct
number of cells is formed in the proper place at the appropriate time.
(Source: excerpt from NINDS Megalencephaly Information Page: NINDS)
Related information on causes of Megalencephaly:
As with all medical conditions,
there may be many causal factors.
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