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Bilateral perisylvian polymicrogyria


Other Names for this Disease
  • CBPS
  • Congenital bilateral perisylvian syndrome
  • Perisylvian syndrome
  • Perisylvian syndrome, congenital bilateral
  • PMGX
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Tests & Diagnosis

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Is genetic testing available for bilateral perisylvian polymicrogyria?

Genetic testing is not available for bilateral perisylvian polymicrogyria because the underlying genetic cause is unknown.
Last updated: 6/7/2015

How is bilateral perisylvian polymicrogyria diagnosed?

A diagnosis of bilateral perisylvian polymicrogyria (BPP) is typically based on a thorough physical examination, a detailed medical history and a complete neurological evaluation, which many include the following tests:[1][2]
Last updated: 6/7/2015

References
  1. Chang B, Walsh CA, Apse K & Bodell A. Polymicrogyria Overview. Gene Reviews. August 6, 2007; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1329/. Accessed 3/9/2015.
  2. Congenital Bilateral Perisylvian Syndrome. NORD. 2015; http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/congenital-bilateral-perisylvian-syndrome/.


Other Names for this Disease
  • CBPS
  • Congenital bilateral perisylvian syndrome
  • Perisylvian syndrome
  • Perisylvian syndrome, congenital bilateral
  • PMGX
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.