macrencephaly

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macrencephaly

[‚ma·kren′sef·ə·lē]
(medicine)
The condition of having an abnormally large brain.
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Microcephaly and megalencephaly are due to disorders of neuronal and glial proliferation or excess or reduced apoptosis.
Human cerebral cortical cell lines from patients with unilateral megalencephaly and Rasmussen's encephalitis.
Nobody knows what triggers the extra proliferation of immature neurons in unilateral megalencephaly or what made the girl's cells amenable to life in a culture dish.
Alexander's disease with Megalencephaly and Periventricular T2 white matter hyperintensities in the bilateral frontal region was seen in one case.
INTRODUCTION: Hemimegalencephaly or unilateral megalencephaly is a severe, rare and congenital malformation of cortical development, characterized by enlargement of all or parts of a cerebral hemisphere.
2] The megalencephaly typically develops during the 1st year of life.