Aicardi-Goutières syndrome

(e-kar-dē′-goo-tyer′)

[Jean François Marie Aicardi, Fr. pediatrician, b. 1926; Françoise Goutières]
A rare inherited mental retardation in which affected infants also have both encephalopathy and liver disease. It may mimic TORCH or toxoplasmosis.
SYN: SEE: pseudo-TORCH syndrome
SYN: SEE: Cree encephalitis

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