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What exactly is schizencephaly?

What exactly is schizencephaly?

Brain birth defect: Schizencephaly is a developmental birth defect. It is characterized by abnormal slits or clefts in the cerebral hemispheres of the brain. ...Read more

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Schizencephaly and ventrioulomegaly in infants, what to do?

Schizencephaly and ventrioulomegaly in infants, what to do?

Complex: condition with a wide range of expression and variable clinical outcomes. Based on the parts involved, your child may have problems with development, motor skills, seizures, normal or possible lower intelligence, learning disability . Ventroculomegaly is seen in hydrocephalus and is treated with placement of a shunt to drain the extra pressure, For support groups and information see http://www.mad ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for schizencephaly?

Is there a treatment for schizencephaly?

For symptoms: Treatment for individuals with schizencephaly generally consists of physical therapy, occupational therapy, treatment for seizures, and, in cases that are complicated by hydrocephalus, a shunt. ...Read more

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Is schizencephaly a genetic disorder?

Is schizencephaly a genetic disorder?

Sometimes it is: Schizencephaly is a birth defect of the brain with abnormal slits/clefts in the surface of the brain. The exact cause is unknown. There are some recurrences in a family which point to a genetic cause, and some genes have been reported in studies. But most of the time no genetic cause is found. It also depends on whether the patient has other findings, which would increase risk of genetic origin. ...Read more

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What is bilateral closed lip parietal schizencephaly?

What is bilateral closed lip parietal schizencephaly?

Brain malformation: Schizencephaly is a problem with how the brain developed- parietal describes what part of the brain- that along the sides and bilateral means on both sides- the malformation causes problems like developmental delays- cause is unknown I provided a helpful link below http://www.healthline.com/health/schizencephaly#RiskFactors3 And picture - look for the arrows that point to an example ...Read more

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Can you tell me about bilateral closed lip parietal schizencephaly?

Can you tell me about bilateral closed lip parietal schizencephaly?

Schizencephaly: Schizencephaly is an extremely rare developmental disorder of the brain. It is a rare cause of hemiplegia and seizure disorder. It is also a rare cause of mental retardation. The subject cannot possibly be covered in 400 characters. You should be able to retrieve sufficient information from sources such as WebMD. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sjögren’s syndrome?

What are the symptoms of sjögren’s syndrome?

Dry eyes, mouth +: You may wish to consult: www.Sjogrens.Org/ for additional information. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

Depends: Anything from minor itching and redness, to crusting, oozing and in a few cases severe skin and soft tissue breakdown. It depends upon the species. See: << http://www.Webmd.Com/allergies/ss/slideshow-bad-bugs?Ecd=wnl_aaa_060412 >> for a pictorial view. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of addison s disease like?

What are the symptoms of addison s disease like?

Addison's disease: Fatigue, lightheadedness while standing, muscle weakness, fever, weight loss, sweating, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, headaches, muscle/joint pains, mood changes. ...Read more