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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Pachygyria


Other Names for this Disease
  • Macrogyria
  • Broad gyri of cerebrum
  • Large gyri of cerebrum
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  • What is the cause of pachygyria? Click here for answer

  • I have been diagnosed with pachygyria (macrogyria). I don't have mental retardation, in fact I have a high IQ. I have severe migraines and recently started having seizures. Could pachygyria be causing my problems? Are there any other problems that could be caused by pachygyria? Is there a treatment for it? Also, what is pseudobulbar palsy? Click here for answer

  • My child has been diagnosed with pachygyria. What can I expect for my child's future? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Macrogyria
  • Broad gyri of cerebrum
  • Large gyri of cerebrum
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.