schizencephaly

schizencephaly

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Schizencephaly
  • What are the Symptoms of Schizencephaly?

    What are the Symptoms of Schizencephaly?

    Symptoms of schizencephaly include small head, mental retardation, developmental delays, partial or complete paralysis, poor muscle tone, seizures, etc. The kind of symptoms differ according to the severity of the cleft.

  • What is the Treatment of Schizencephaly

    What is the Treatment of Schizencephaly

    Treatment of schizencephaly generally consists of physical therapy and drugs to prevent seizures.  In cases that are complicated by hydrocephalus, a surgically implanted tube, called a shunt, is often used.

  • What is the prognosis of Schizencephaly?

    What is the prognosis of Schizencephaly?

    The prognosis for individuals with schizencephaly varies depending on the size of the clefts and the extent of neurological disabilities.

  • What is Schizencephaly?

    What is Schizencephaly?

    Schizencephaly is an extremely rare developmental birth defect characterized by abnormal slits, or clefts, in the cerebral hemispheres of the brain.

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