Aicardi Syndrome

About- Aicardi syndrome is a rare genetic malformation syndrome that mostly occurs in females characterized by the partial or complete absence of a key structure in the brain called the corpus callosum.

 Infantile spasms
Yellowish spots on the eyes
Lesions on the retina
A coloboma is a hole or gap in one of the structures of the eye
Abnormally small eyes
An unusually small head
Small or malformed hands
 Intellectual disabilities
 Developmental delays
 Feeding problems
 Gastroesophageal reflux
 Spasticity or hypertonia
 Vascular malformations or vascular malignancy
 Prominent premaxilla
 Cleft lip or palate
 Precocious or delayed puberty
The exact cause of Aicardi syndrome isn’t known. It may be related to the defect on the X chromosome
Specialists to Visit-
 Pediatric neurologist 
 Medical genetics

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