Korean J Ophthalmol > Volume 18(1); 2004 > Article
Korean Journal of Ophthalmology 2004;18(1):79-83.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.79    Published online June 30, 2004.
An Atypical Case of Aicardi Syndrome with Favorable Outcome.
Seung Woo Lee, Kwang Soo Kim, Sung Min Cho, Sun Joo Lee
1Department of Ophthalmology, Dongguk University College of Medicine, Kyongju, Korea.
2Department of Pediatrics, Dongguk University College of Medicine, Kyongju, Korea.
Abstract
Aicardi syndrome is a severe congenital disorder characterized by infantile spasms, chorioretinal lacunae, and agenesis or hypogenesis of the corpus callosum. A 6 month old female had developed abnormal eye movement and seizures of the complex partial type and myoclonic type. MRI pictures of the patient revealed the presence of genu associated with agenesis of the rest of corpus callosum. A funduscopic examination revealed bilateral small, solitary, pale areas with sharp borders, some of which had minimal surrounding pigmentation (chorioretinal lacunae), especially clustered around the disc, and they were more prominent on the left side. We report here on the unusual findings of a complex partial seizure, myoclonic seizure and the atypical EEG finding in addition to the well-known characteristic clinical and imaging findings of a patient with Aicardi syndrome.
Key Words: Aicardi syndrome;chorioretinal lacunae;complex partial seizure;myoclonic seizure


ABOUT
BROWSE ARTICLES
EDITORIAL POLICY
FOR CONTRIBUTORS
Editorial Office
SKY 1004 Building #701
50-1 Jungnim-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04508, Korea
Tel: +82-2-583-6520    Fax: +82-2-583-6521    E-mail: kos@ophthalmology.org                

Copyright © 2021 by Korean Ophthalmological Society.

Developed in M2PI

Close layer
prev next