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A rare genetic condition affecting the cerebellum - causing

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A rare genetic condition affecting the cerebellum - causing abnormal growth and retardation has been diagnosed on my pregnant daughter.   I think the abbreviation is mcm ? - macro-enceph? ( something to do with the brain development). Would you be able to explain this condition? and at 20 weeks into the pregnancy would she have to go full term.
<p>Hi,</p><p>From your description it would appear to possibly be a case Mega Cisterna Magna (MCM).</p><p>This may be associated cerebellar malformations too.</p><p>This maybe due to many reasons including maternal valproate (anti-epileptic drug) ingestion, genetic conditions like trisomy 18, CMV infection, tumors in the posterior fossa of brain, dXXXXX XXXXX malformation etc.</p><p>Otherwise if these abnormalities are ruled out, then an isolated MCM may not be clinically of any significance, meaning that in this case it may not produce any symptoms,</p><p>Read more here</p><p><a href=""></a></p><p><a href=""></a></p><p><a href=""></a></p><p> </p><p>regards</p><p> </p><p> </p>
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