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Your QuestionI 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?
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Pseudobulbar palsy is caused by lesions of the corticobulbar tracts (upper motor neurons). These tracts contain nerves which control muscles of the head and face (including the pharynx, palate, lips, tongue, and larynx). The lesions may develop in association with strokes, blood cancers (leukemia), or trauma. Pseudobulbar palsy can also occur in association with CADASIL, progressive supranuclear palsy, central pontine myelinolysis, congenital bilateral perisylvian syndrome, pachygyria and acquired epileptiform opercular syndrome (seizure induced symptoms).
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