Aicardi syndrome

Aicardi syndrome: A genetic disorder characterized by the partial or complete agenesis of the corpus callosum (the structure that links the 2 hemispheres of the brain), infantile spasms (a characteristic form of childhood seizures), mental retardation, and an ocular (eye) abnormality called chorioretinal lacunae in which there are lacunae (holes) i...
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Aicardi syndrome

(ĕ-kahr-de´) a syndrome affecting female infants, characterized by agenesis of the corpus callosum, large discrete areas of chorioretinopathy, spasms and tonic seizures, and mental retardation.
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Aicardi syndrome

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-kahr-dē′ Definitions: 1. an X-linked dominant disorder with lethality in hemizygous males; characterized by agenesis of corpus collosum, chorioretinal abnormality with 'holes,' cleft lip with or without cleft palate, seizures, and characteristic EEG changes.
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Aicardi syndrome

Not be confused with Aicardi-Goutières syndrome Aicardi syndrome is a rare genetic malformation syndrome characterized by the partial or complete absence of a key structure in the brain called the corpus callosum, the presence of retinal abnormalities, and seizures in the form of infantile spasms. Aicardi syndrome is theorized to be caused by a d...
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