A birth disorder primarily evidenced only by microcephaly. The face, while normal-sized, is accompanied by a small cranial cavity with a low, receding forehead and a flat back of the head. Mental lagging and limb spasticity present as neurological defects.
PRIMARY MICROCEPHALY: "It was the opinion of the pediatric surgeon that Lilly was suffering from primary microcephaly."
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