Colpocephaly

Overview

Type of disease: Rare conditions

Colpocephaly is a congenital brain abnormality in which the occipital horns – the posterior or rear portion of the lateral ventricles (cavities) of the brain – are larger than normal because white matter in the posterior cerebrum has failed to develop or thicken.   Source: Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), supported by ORDR-NCATS and NHGRI.

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