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Pachygyria: Introduction

Pachygyria: A condition which is characterized by the presence of thick convolutions of the cerebral cortex. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pachygyria is available below.

Symptoms of Pachygyria

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Causes of Pachygyria

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Pachygyria: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pachygyria

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Pachygyria: Rare Types

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Definitions of Pachygyria:

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


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