Other Names for this Disease
- Miller-Dieker lissencephaly syndrome
- Lissencephaly due to 17p13.3 deletion
- Monosomy 17p13.3
- Telomeric deletion 17p
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Most children with Miller-Dieker syndrome do not live past age two, though a few have lived to age ten. The oldest individual known to have this condition lived to age 17.
Last updated: 4/2/2012
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