pachygyria


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Related to pachygyria: Polymicrogyria, Lissencephaly, band heterotopia

pachygyria

[¦pak·ə′jī·rē·ə]
(medicine)
A malformation of the brain characterized by its being too broad in form.
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Based on maternal reports, 7 were diagnosed with Down syndrome, 4 with autism, 3 with mental retardation (unspecified), 1 with pachygyria (a genetic disorder), and one with microcephaly.
Two-year-old Kohen Mallon has pachygyria - a condition resulting from abnormal brain and nervous system development.
org 1,2,8 OXOPROLINURIA See: Acidemia, Organic PACHYGYRIA See: Lissencephaly PACHYONYCHIA, CONGENITAL See: Ectodermal Dysplasias PAGON SYNDROME See: Hydrocephalus; Lissencephaly PALLISTER-HALL SYNDROME See also: Anorectal Malformations; Pituitary Tumors Pallister-Hall Foundation Debra Messer RFD Box 3000, Fairground Rd Bradford, VT 05033 (802) 222-9683 * messer@sover.
S My 16-month-old son has a developmental brain abnormality (polymicrogyria, pachygyria, and demylination of the white matter).