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What is Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB?

What is Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB?

  • Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB: Abnormal development of the brain cortex which results in severe, untreatable seizures which occur several times a day. Type IIB is distinguished by the presence of balloon cells wheras type IIA has no balloon cells present. Balloon cells are abnormal cells in the brain tissue.

Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB: Introduction

Types of Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB:

Broader types of Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB:

What causes Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB?

Causes of Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB: see causes of Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB

What are the symptoms of Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB?

Symptoms of Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB: see symptoms of Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB

Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB.
Treatments for Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB: see treatments for Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB

Name and Aliases of Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB

Main name of condition: Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB

Other names or spellings for Focal cortical dysplasia type IIB:

focal cortical dysplasia of Taylor, type IIB, cortical dysplasia of Taylor, type IIB

 

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