Microcephaly

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What is microcephaly?

Microcephaly is a small head; the brain has not developed properly or has stopped growing. It is considered microcephaly if the head is smaller than expected for the child's age and gender.

Common symptoms reported by people with microcephaly

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with microcephaly

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Compare treatments taken by people with microcephaly

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Who has microcephaly on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 5
20s 3
30s 0
40s 0
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

44% Female
56% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from microcephaly patients who have completed their condition history
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