Ulegyria

Ulegyria is a diagnosis used to describe a specific type of cortical scarring in the deep regions of the sulcus that leads to distortion of the gyri. Ulegyria is identified by its characteristic `mushroom-shaped` gyri, in which scarring causes shrinkage and atrophy in the deep sulcal regions while the surface gyri are spared. This condition is m.....
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ulegyria

A defect of the cerebral cortex characterised by narrow and distorted gyri; may be congenital or the result of scars. ... Origin: G. Oule, scar, + gyros, ring ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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ulegyria

Type: Term Pronunciation: yū′lē-jī′rē-ă Definitions: 1. A defect of the cerebral cortex characterized by narrow and distorted gyri; may be congenital, result from scars, but is usually due to ischemic damage.
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