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Doctor insights on: Pachygyria Life Expectancy

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What is the pachygyria patient life span?

What is the pachygyria patient life span?

Pachygyria: Pachygyria is a term used to describe thick or fat gyria of the brain. I am not sure anyone has determined life span in these patients, while I would suspect it is shorter than normal but not by much. Children with this disorder do have seizures and this can sometimes shorten life span. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Pachygyria (Definition)

Pachygyria = congenital cerebral malformation which may cause developmental delays, ...Read more


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How rare is the disorder pachygyria?

Very rare disease: Affects less than 200, 000 people in the entire U.S. Population. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Pachygyria?

Pachygyria: Pachygyria = congenital cerebral malformation
which may cause developmental delays, infantile spasms & seizures. ...Read more

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Where can I find pictures, information on pachygyria?

Cortical Foundation: Go to the website "cortical foundation" dedicated to providing services to support, educate. Advocate and improve awareness of cortical malformations. (www. Corticalfoundation. Com). ...Read more

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How can I find pictures and information on pachygyria?

Pachygryiea: Pachygyria is a malformation of the brain typically present at birth - you can go to any of the major search engines and put in the search word and this will come up. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about pachygyria?

Pachygyria: Pachygyria is a description of the brain where an abnormal anatomical finding of enlarged gyri of the brain. The gyri are the normal foldings of the brain and if enlarged it usually means an abnormality in the brain. Commonly association with this finding can be development delays. ...Read more

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Does anyone treat a child with pachygyria?

Does anyone treat a child with pachygyria?

Yes.: This is a congenital malformation of the cerebral hemisphere and is associated with developmental delays and seizures/epilepsy. Pediatric neurologists are the experts in treating/supporting these individuals. It is attributed to a neuronal migration disorder. Go to the "cortical foundation" for support. ...Read more

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My son has pachygyria. What does that mean?

Pachygyria: This term, also called mild lissencephaly, refers to the surface appearance of the brain. Instead of having lots of ridges and grooves, the gyri are flattened. This can occur alone, or in association with other medical problems with varying degrees of developmental delay. Treatment is supportive (occupational and/or physical therapies, medications, feeding programs, etc.). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How can children with the rare disorder pachygyria be cured?

How can children with the rare disorder pachygyria be cured?

They aren't: This is a condition where the signals for neuronal development were not followed correctly and resulted in abnormal brain formation. This results in profound developmental impairment and intellectual difficulties. Treatment is supportive. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son has pachygyria anyone with info.?

Pachygyria: If your son has been diagnosed with pachygyria the medical doctor that can most likely give more information would be a pediatric neurologist. ...Read more

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Where can I information on pachygyria? Is it a genetic mutation disorder?

Where can I information on pachygyria? Is it a genetic mutation disorder?

Migration disorder.: Go to www. Corticalfoundation. Com for information/resources. ...Read more

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My kid is 2, 5 years old with a condition of the brain called Pachygyria-Liss that cause also seizures....im doing Dukan diet does the diet effect her?

My kid is 2, 5 years old with a condition of the brain called Pachygyria-Liss that cause also seizures....im doing Dukan diet does the diet effect her?

Dukan vs Ketogenic: The Dukan diet is a low carbohydrate diet that is meant for weight loss. The Ketogenic diet is a special high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that helps to control seizures in some patients with seizure disorders. More about Ketogenic diet https://www.epilepsy.com/learn/treating-seizures-and-epilepsy/dietary-therapies/ketogenic-diet ...Read more

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Could I change my life expectancy?

Could I change my life expectancy?

Active and healthy: By keeping yourself healthy, eating a diet with fruits & vegetables, limiting red meat, exercising & not smoking, you can reduce the chances of becoming diabetic or hypertensive. These things decrease your chances of stroke, heart attack & certain cancers. Avoiding drugs and excessive alcohol also keeps you healthier. By doing these things, you should be healthier, and hopefully live longer ...Read more

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Liscencephaly average life expectancy?

Liscencephaly average life expectancy?

Variable: It is important to understand that the brain may dictate bodily function. If lisencephaly is part of miller-dieker syndrome death may occur before age 2, but sometimes infants may live longer. Remember if the patient cannot feed themselves and is bed-ridden-they are prone to pneumonia, infection-which may lead to an earlier death. Also important are other associated congenital abnormalities. ...Read more

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What is the average life expectancy of a person?

What is the average life expectancy of a person?

78-ish...but: The average life expectancy for an american is about 78, but that is just a statistic.

You control some factors that help determine your personal life expectancy- smoking, obesity and inactivity will shorten your life span, while eating more fruits/vegetables, watching your weight and increasing your physical activity will lengthen your life span and hopefully add to your quality of life too. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for someone with lupis?

What is the life expectancy for someone with lupis?

Can be normal: In the 1950s, 60% of lupus patients died within five years. Now, more than 90% survive beyond five years. Many lupus patients have non-life threatening disease. Kidney or brain involvement portends a worse prognosis. ...Read more

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What is the average life expectancy of adults in the U.S.?

What is the average life expectancy of adults in the U.S.?

According to: SSA. Gov, average life expectancy for a male born today is 83 years, for a female 87 years. There is an interactive calculator on the site to estimate life expectancy based on age. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of someone woth kearn- sayres syndrome?

What is the life expectancy of someone woth kearn- sayres syndrome?

No data about this: Life expectancy is generally reduced but there is no data available to tell us how much it is reduced. It depends on the complications of the disease, especially if there are cardiac problems. ...Read more

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Life expectancy with 80% oxygen levels?

Life expectancy with 80% oxygen levels?

Almost normal: Stage 1 very mild COPD with a FEV1 about 80 percent or more of normal.. ...Read more

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Does having MS shorten ur life expectancy?

Does having MS shorten ur life expectancy?

Yes: In the canadian registry study, life expectancy was reduced by
4->7 yrs, and in the danish registry study, life expectancy was reduced by 10-> 12 years. Quality of life is affected by physical symptoms such as difficulty with mobility, fatigue, problems with social functioning, impaired mood and pain. ...Read more

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How does malaria affect your life expectancy?

How does malaria affect your life expectancy?

Can be fatal.: Plasmodium falciparum is the most lethal form of Malaria.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) an African child dies from Malaria every minute. Risks of death are higher in people w AIDS, young children, pregnant women & their fetuses & in people from non-endemic areas.
See: http://www. Who. Int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs094/en/ ...Read more

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How long is the life expectancy for emphizima?

How long is the life expectancy for emphizima?

Depends: Emphysema can lead to death but the effect depends on severity of the emphysema as well as other illnesses. More commonly, emphysema just makes you more fragile - i.e. More likely to die from things that wouldn't kill someone who didn't have the emphysema for example. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for cardiomyopathy?

What is the life expectancy for cardiomyopathy?

Cardiomyopathy: Although it is difficult to put a time line on this condition, these patients eventually will need cardiac transplant and accordingly they should be referred to a transplant center so that they can placed on transplant list. Occasionally, cardiomyopathy may be part of another disease such as muscular dystrophy in which case the life expectancy is more likely related to that underlying disease. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of people with pkd?

What is the life expectancy of people with pkd?

Not short.: Polycystic kidney disease in most cases is a mild slowly progressive disease. Many patients do not even know they have it and they live and die without knowing they have it. The clue to answer the question could be taken from a person in the same family who has the disease. Of course, patients with PKD may develop end-stage and need dialysis after several years. They are eligible for transplant. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy with triple x syndrome?

What is the life expectancy with triple x syndrome?

Normal: Life expectancy should be normal. There are no effects that affect heart, or other major systems that would reduce life expectancy. ...Read more

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What's the life expectancy with chronic myocarditis?

What's the life expectancy with chronic myocarditis?

Myocardtitis: Largely depends on the status of the left ventricular function. Some patients will see recovery of cardiac dysfunction others do not and can in the worse case lead to either transplant or a device to help the heart (LVAD). ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for an 86 year old male?

What is the life expectancy for an 86 year old male?

Unknown: There are different online tools to estimate survival. Functional status is critical. Some will come up with a finite number of days or weeks, but I would like to enforce that these are only estimates that do not correct for acuity of overlapping conditions. I use sometimes eprognosis developed at UCSF. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for someone with a lvad?

What is the life expectancy for someone with a lvad?

Ivad: This may mean different things in different medical specialities. Please spell it out. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of someone with lymphoma?

What is the life expectancy of someone with lymphoma?

Depends: There are many factors that effect life expectancy including the patients underlying health and the stage of lymphoma. For example lymphoma that is slower growing and has not spread is a better case than a lymphoma that is aggressive and has spread to multiple organs. Hard to answer that question without more information. ...Read more