Aicardi syndrome

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Female

Corpus callosum dysgenesis with wide 'racing car' ventricles. Right periventricular heterotopia also noted. 


Partial agenesis of the corpus callosumgrey matter heterotopia (best seen at the trigone of the left lateral ventricle) and abnormal gyration/polymicrogyria (best seen involving the left frontal lobe). 

Case Discussion

This patient had confirmed Aicardi syndrome, and these features are recognised as part of this syndrome, although not pathognomonic of it. 

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Case information

rID: 5353
Published: 6th Jan 2009
Last edited: 15th Aug 2018
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