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Causes of Megalencephaly

Causes of Megalencephaly (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Megalencephaly that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Megalencephaly Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Megalencephaly: Males more than females....more »

Megalencephaly: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Megalencephaly, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Megalencephaly:

Megalencephaly: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Megalencephaly: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Megalencephaly:

  • Unilateral megalencephaly (hemimegalencephaly) - one-sided expansion.
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Causes of Broader Categories of Megalencephaly: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Megalencephaly as a symptom:

Conditions listing Megalencephaly as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Megalencephaly. Our database lists the following as having Megalencephaly as a symptom of that condition:

What causes Megalencephaly?

Causes: Megalencephaly: Megalencephaly is thought to be related to a disturbance in the regulation of cell reproduction or proliferation. In normal development, neuron proliferation - the process in which nerve cells divide to form new generations of cells - is regulated so that the correct number of cells is formed in the proper place at the appropriate time. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Megalencephaly Information Page: NINDS)

Related information on causes of Megalencephaly:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Megalencephaly may be found in:


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