Aicardi syndrome


[Jean François Marie Aicardi, Fr. neurologist, b. 1926]
A rare cause of childhood seizures, due to the congenital absence of the corpus callosum. The disease is only found in children with two X chromosomes or in those with Klinefelter's syndrome.

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