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Bilateral Occipital Polymicrogyria

Bilateral Occipital Polymicrogyria: Introduction

Bilateral Occipital Polymicrogyria: Polymicrogyria refers to abnormal brain development where the brain has abnormally smooth gyri (convolutions) on the surface of the brain. In bilateral occipital polymicrogyria, the anomaly covers both sides of the brain at the back of the head (occiput). The condition is characterized by various manifestations, particularly seizures and behavioral problems. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bilateral Occipital Polymicrogyria is available below.

Symptoms of Bilateral Occipital Polymicrogyria

  • Seizures
  • Salivation during seizure episode
  • Laryngeal constriction during seizure episode
  • Buzzing in ears during seizure episode
  • Epigastric sensations during seizure episode
  • more symptoms...»

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Causes of Bilateral Occipital Polymicrogyria

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Bilateral Occipital Polymicrogyria: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Bilateral Occipital Polymicrogyria

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MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which more »

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Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but more »

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Bilateral Occipital Polymicrogyria: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Bilateral Occipital Polymicrogyria: Rare Types

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  1. Bilateral Occipital Polymicrogyria: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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