Cortical dysplasia

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What is cortical dysplasia?

Cortical dysplasia is a congenital abnormality where the neurons in an area of the brain failed to migrate in the proper formation in utero.

Common symptoms reported by people with cortical dysplasia

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

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with cortical dysplasia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Subutex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Hysingla ER)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with cortical dysplasia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with cortical dysplasia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Subutex)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
dizziness pelvic pain 2 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
somnolence
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Hysingla ER)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with cortical dysplasia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has cortical dysplasia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 6
20s 4
30s 4
40s 12
50s 1
60s 2
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 23

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 14
Not Diagnosed 0

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