International Journal of Health Sciences and Research

| Home | Current Issue | Archive | Instructions to Authors |

Case Report

Year: 2017 | Month: December | Volume: 7 | Issue: 12 | Pages: 322-324

Unlike the Textbook Triad: A Rare Case of Aicardi Syndrome

Niharika Prasad1, Sanjay Purushothama2

1Senior Resident, Department of Radio-Diagnosis All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna
2Assistant Professor, Department of Radio-Diagnosis, Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore

Corresponding Author: Niharika Prasad


Aicardi syndrome (AS) is an X-linked inherited disorder characterized by infantile spasms, chorioretinal lacunae, and agenesis or hypogenesis of the corpus callosum. Since the description of the first case of Aicardi syndrome in 1965 not many have contributed to the list, hence preserving its rarity. The purpose of this case report was to demonstrate the spectrum of MRI findings and follow up in the course of Aicardi syndrome.

Key words: Corpus callosum; agenesis; Aicardi; microcephaly; infant

[PDF Full Text]