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What is Macrogyria?

What is Macrogyria?

  • Macrogyria: A condition characterized by a moderate reduction in the sulci number of the brain.

Macrogyria is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Macrogyria, or a subtype of Macrogyria, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Macrogyria: Introduction

Types of Macrogyria:

Broader types of Macrogyria:

What causes Macrogyria?

Causes of Macrogyria: see causes of Macrogyria

What are the symptoms of Macrogyria?

Symptoms of Macrogyria: see symptoms of Macrogyria

Macrogyria: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Macrogyria.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Macrogyria.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Macrogyria: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Macrogyria.
Treatments for Macrogyria: see treatments for Macrogyria

Name and Aliases of Macrogyria

Main name of condition: Macrogyria

Other names or spellings for Macrogyria:

Pachygyria Source - Diseases Database

Pachygyria, Broad gyri of cerebrum, Large gyri of cerebrum
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Macrogyria: Related Conditions

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