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polygyria

Micropolygyria

Micropolygyria is a neuronal migration disorder, a developmental anomaly of the brain characterized by development of numerous small convolutions (microgyri), causing mental retardation. It is present in a number of specific neurological diseases, notably :Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy, a specific disease cause by mutation in the :Fukutin gene (FKTN) . Alternate names for the condition are polygyria and microgyria

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