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The prognosis for infants and children with megalencephaly depends upon the underlying cause and the associated neurological disorders.
Megalencephaly, also called macrencephaly, is a condition in which an infant or child has an abnormally large, heavy, and usually malfunctioning brain.
Megalencephaly cannot be cured. Treatment will depend upon the disorder with which the megalencephaly is associated and will address individual symptoms and disabilities.
Symptoms of megalencephaly include delayed development, seizures, and corticospinal (brain cortex and spinal cord) dysfunction.