Patients living with: Polymicrogyria (PMG)

Data highlights from the Invitae Patient Insights Network

Who are we?

Who Are We?

Patients: 42 Ages: 1 to 26

Male
48% Male
Female
52% 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
46% been to the ER
been admitted to hospital
41% been admitted to hospital
had surgery
13% had surgery

A combination of treatments

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Other 33% Over-the-counter supplements, vitamins, herbs, remedies 33% Prescription medication 33%

Getting diagnosed

Getting diagnosed

Initial symptoms

Initial Symptoms
  • Developmental delays
  • Other
  • Weakness

Average age at diagnosis

Average Age at Diagnosis
3 Year(s) old
<1 10
Youngest AGE RANGE Oldest

Extensive testing

  • MRIMRI
  • CT scanCT scan
  • EEG (electroencephalogram, examines brain waves)EEG (electroencephalogram, examines brain waves)
  • UltrasoundUltrasound
  • Family historyFamily history

Different types of tests

Different Types of Tests
8

Diagnosing specialty

  • Neurology
  • Genetics
  • Other type of doctor or healthcare provider

Patients everywhere are eager to help find better treatments

Better Treatments

88% want to be contacted about trials

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