Polymicrogyria

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Polymicrogyria
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A condition which affects the brain also known as PMG

The surface of the brain has many ridges or folds known as gyri.

People with polymicrogyria produce too many gyri’s which produces an abnormally thick cortex on one or multiple regions of the brain.

Symptoms include recurrent seizures (epilepsy), delayed development, crossed eyes, problems with speech and swallowing, and muscle weakness or paralysis

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