Children with lissencephaly are born with a smooth (rather than convoluted) brain surface. They have mental retardation, poor movement control, and other developmental disabilities. Syndromes associated with lissencephaly include isolated lissencephaly sequence (ILS), Miller-Dieker syndrome (MDS), and Walker-Warburg syndrome (WWS). Check these sites for more information.
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