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Definition

A form of lissencephaly, a disorder of cortical development characterized by agyria or pachygyria and disorganization of the clear neuronal lamination of normal six-layered cortex. LIS8 patients manifest delayed psychomotor development, intellectual disability with poor or absent speech, early-onset refractory seizures, hypotonia, cortical gyral abnormalities, and hypoplasia of the corpus callosum, brainstem and cerebellum. LIS8 inheritance is autosomal recessive.

Acronym

LIS8

Keywords

Lissencephaly