lissencephaly

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Lissencephaly is a term used to mean smooth brain - relative abscence of sulci and a poorly formed sylvian fissure.

As would be expected from such a profound disturbance of brain anatomy there is mental retardation, microcephaly and failure to thrive.

Last reviewed 01/2018