Other Names for this Disease
- Broad gyri of cerebrum
- Large gyri of cerebrum
Because the symptoms of the condition vary from person to person, treatment is symptomatic, and may include anti-seizure medication, such as Trileptal, and special or supplemental education consisting of physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Last updated: 2/20/2014
- NINDS Neuronal Migration Disorders Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Web site. 2007; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/health_and_medical/disorders/neuronal_migration.htm. Accessed 8/18/2009.
- Grainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology: A Textbook of Medical Imaging, 4th ed.. 2001;
- The Centers for Mendelian Genomics program is working to discover the causes of rare genetic disorders. For more information about applying to the research study, please visit their website.
- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Pachygyria. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
- The Cortical Foundation provides information on participating in research for cortical malformations of the brain.
- The Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT) provides access to reports, data, and analyses of research activities at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including information on NIH expenditures and the results of NIH-supported research. Although these projects may not conduct studies on humans, you may want to contact the investigators to learn more. To search for studies, enter the disease name in the "Text Search" box. Then click "Submit Query".