Pontine tegmental cap dysplasia
Other Names for this Disease
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The long-term outlook (prognosis) of pontine tegmental cap dysplasia (PTCD) varies. Language disorders are a constant feature in PTCD and may result in a range of symptoms including complete absence of verbal language, sign language only, and understandable speech with moderate to severe problems in both being able to understand and to express oneself. The neurological outcome of PTCD is also variable, ranging from severe intellectual disability to normal intelligence.
Last updated: 5/24/2016
- Briguglio M, Pinelli L, Giordano L, et al. Pontine tegmental cap dysplasia: developmental and cognitive outcome in three adolescent patients. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2011; 6:36. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21651769.