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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 234-236

Aicardi syndrome: The importance of an ophthalmologist in its diagnosis


Pediatric Retina Department, Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Parag K Shah
Department of Pediatric Retina, Aravind Eye Hospital, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore- 641 014, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.49403

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Aicardi syndrome is a rare genetic disorder. The salient features of this syndrome include agenesis of corpus callosum, chorioretinal lacunae and infantile spasms. Of these three, chorioretinal lacunae is the most constant feature present. This case highlights the importance of fundus findings by an ophthalmologist in making the diagnosis of this rare syndrome.


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