About Aicardi Syndrome

What is Aicardi Syndrome?

Aicardi syndrome: a rare syndrome that occurs only in girls (boys are affected only in extremely rare and specific circumstances). Its main features are developmental brain malformations including ACC, seizures, learning difficulties and eye changes (chorioretinal lacunae).

Other problems associated with the condition are spinal or other bone abnormalities and hypotonia (floppiness). The condition is diagnosed by the means of an EEG (electroencephalogram), a brain scan and detailed examination of the eyes by an ophthalmologist (eye specialist).

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Breastfeeding and Aicardi Syndrome: