Pachygyria: A condition which is characterized by the presence of thick convolutions of the cerebral cortex.
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Symptoms of Pachygyria
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Causes of Pachygyria
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Definitions of Pachygyria:
Pachygyria is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Pachygyria, or a subtype of Pachygyria,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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