Patients living with: Bilateral Perisylvian Polymicrogyria

Data highlights from the Invitae Patient Insights Network

Who are we?

Who Are We?

Patients: 26 Ages: 2 to 21

50% Male
50% Female

Impact on our lives

iImpact On Our Lives

Frequent doctor visits

100% 2 - 6 times a year

Major episodes of care

been to the ER
42% been to the ER
been admitted to hospital
33% been admitted to hospital
had surgery
24% had surgery

A combination of treatments

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Prescription medication 100%

Getting diagnosed

Getting diagnosed

Initial symptoms

Initial Symptoms
  • Behavior problems
  • Change in activity levels
  • Changes in mental status

Average age at diagnosis

Average Age at Diagnosis
2 Year(s) old
<1 16
Youngest AGE RANGE Oldest

Extensive testing


Different types of tests

Different Types of Tests

Diagnosing specialty

  • Neurology
  • Genetics
  • Did not see a doctor or healthcare provider for this condition

Patients everywhere are eager to help find better treatments

Better Treatments

96% want to be contacted about trials

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