Polymicrogyria is a very serious kind of condition that is associated with the abnormal development of the brain in the womb. Usually the surface of the brain has a lot of folds or even ridges called gyri. Those who suffer from this disease have excess of these folds, which are smaller and the name to means small folds. Such individuals can have one or both parts of their brains affected. They would have frequent seizures, muscle weakness and paralysis.
HOW IS POLYMICROGYRIA DIAGNOSED?
A Neurologist diagnoses Polymicrogyria by neuroimaging or neuropathological techniques.
HOW IS POLYMICROGYRIA TREATED?
The treatment of Polymicrogyria depends upon the severity of this condition and in most of the cases, physical therapy, occupational therapy and anti-seizures drugs.
DID YOU KNOW?
In the long run, such individuals would continue to have brain issues and be physically weak and mentally incompetent.