Hydranencephaly

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A rare cerebral malformation characterized by an almost or complete lack of cortex specifically the cerebral hemispheres with the cranium and meninges completely intact. In most cases death occurs in utero or in the first weeks of life. Developmental delay drug-resistant seizures spastic diplegia severe growth failure deafness and blindness are typical.

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