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Aicardi Syndrome

A rare genetic disorder characterized by partial or complete absence of the CORPUS CALLOSUM, resulting in infantile spasms, MENTAL RETARDATION, and lesions of the RETINA or OPTIC NERVE.
Also Known As:
Agenesis of Corpus Callosum; Aicardi's Syndrome; Callosum Ageneses, Corpus; Callosum Agenesis, Corpus; Corpus Callosum Ageneses; Syndrome, Aicardi; Syndrome, Aicardi's
Networked: 82 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 2 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Seizures (Seizure)
2. Lissencephaly
3. Mental Retardation (Idiocy)
4. Hydrocephalus (Hydrocephaly)
5. Macrocephaly

Experts

1. Sutton, V Reid: 4 articles (06/2012 - 11/2008)
2. Van den Veyver, Ignatia B: 4 articles (06/2012 - 01/2004)
3. Eble, Tanya N: 3 articles (06/2012 - 03/2009)
4. Lewis, Richard A: 2 articles (06/2012 - 03/2009)
5. Carmant, Lionel: 2 articles (04/2011 - 11/2004)
6. Wang, Xiaoling: 2 articles (10/2009 - 03/2009)
7. Lewis, Richard Alan: 2 articles (10/2009 - 11/2008)
8. Gilbert-Barness, Enid: 2 articles (01/2009 - 03/2002)
9. Opitz, John M: 2 articles (08/2005 - 03/2002)
10. Goudie, David: 1 article (07/2014)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Aicardi Syndrome:
1. VigabatrinFDA Link
2. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)FDA Link
3. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
4. Fluorescein (Funduscein)FDA LinkGeneric
5. XXY syndromeIBA
6. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)IBA
7. X-linked HydrocephalusIBA
8. ColpocephalyIBA
9. Shapiro syndromeIBA
10. Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule L1 (L1 Cell Adhesion Molecule)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Vagus Nerve Stimulation
2. Split-Brain Procedure (Split-Brain)
3. Fundoplication
4. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
5. Traction