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Aicardi Syndrome Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 82 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Aicardi Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vigabatrin : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 2
  2. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 7
  3. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  4. Fluorescein (Funduscein) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 3 Generic
  5. XXY syndrome : 9 results : IBA
  6. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 7 results : IBA
  7. X-linked Hydrocephalus : 4 results : IBA
  8. Colpocephaly : 4 results : IBA
  9. Shapiro syndrome : 3 results : IBA
  10. Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule L1 (L1 Cell Adhesion Molecule) : 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Aicardi Syndrome

  1. Seizures (Seizure)
  2. Lissencephaly
  3. Mental Retardation (Idiocy)
  4. Hydrocephalus (Hydrocephaly)
  5. Macrocephaly
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Key Therapies for Aicardi Syndrome

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