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Focal cortical dysplasia

Focal cortical dysplasia: Introduction

Focal cortical dysplasia: Abnormal development of the brain cortex which results in focal epilepsy and progressive neurological deterioration once the epilepsy starts in early childhood. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Focal cortical dysplasia is available below.

Symptoms of Focal cortical dysplasia

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Causes of Focal cortical dysplasia

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Focal cortical dysplasia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Focal cortical dysplasia

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Focal cortical dysplasia: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Focal cortical dysplasia

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Definitions of Focal cortical dysplasia:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Focal cortical dysplasia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Focal cortical dysplasia Info

More information about Focal cortical dysplasia

  1. Focal cortical dysplasia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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