Polymicrogyria, bilateral frontoparietal

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Polymicrogyria, bilateral frontoparietal

Bilateral frontoparietal polymicrogyria (BFPP) is an abnormality of the developing brain in which the brain develops too many folds (which are also unusually small). BFPP specifically affects the frontal and parietal lobes and occurs in both sides of the brain (bilateral). Signs and symptoms of BFPP typically include moderate to severe intellectual disability, motor developmental delay, seizures, cerebellar ataxia, strabismus, dysconjugate gaze (eyes that are not aligned) and other findings. Some cases of BFPP are caused by mutations in the GPR56 gene, and it is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner.
 

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PMG Awareness Organization, Inc.

The PMG Awareness Organization is an international non-profit organization of families, caregivers, and medical professionals who care about those with Polymicrogyria. Our mission is to promote awareness, diagnosis, and the treatment of Polymicrogyria through education, research, advocacy, and support for individuals with Polymicrogyria, their families, and other concerned parties.

http://www.pmgawareness.org

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Polymicrogyria, bilateral frontoparietal" for support, advocacy or research.

PMG Awareness Organization, Inc.

The PMG Awareness Organization is an international non-profit organization of families, caregivers, and medical professionals who care about those with Polymicrogyria. Our mission is to promote awareness, diagnosis, and the treatment of Polymicrogyria through education, research, advocacy, and support for individuals with Polymicrogyria, their families, and other concerned parties.

http://www.pmgawareness.org

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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General Resources

PMG Awareness Educational Pamphlet Inside

Educational resource about Polymicrogyria

Updated 16 Dec 2012

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PMG Awareness Education Pamphlet Outside

Educational Pamphlet about polymicrogyria

Updated 16 Dec 2012

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Updated 13 Jan 2013

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