Case #28 – Chorioretinal Lacunae

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References 1. Aicardi, Jean. “Review Article Aicardi syndrome.” Brain & Development Official Journal of the Japanese Society of Child Neurology. (2005): 164-171. 2. Iturralde, Diana, Meyerle, Catherine, and Yannuzi, Lawrence. “Aicardi Syndrome: Chorloretinal Lacunae Without Corpus Callosum Agenesis.” RETINA. THE JOURNAL OF RETINAL AND VITREOUS DISEASES. 26.8 (2006) 3. Hopkins IJ. (1996) Aicardi syndrome

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Ajax George, MD Dr. Ajax E. George is the senior attending Neuroradiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center with a CAQ in Neuroradiology. He is a Professor of Radiology at the New York University School of Medicine in Manhattan, New York. After completing a combined college and medical school program at the National University Medical

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Jerome Sherman, OD, FAAO Jerome Sherman, O.D., is perhaps optometry's most prolific writer, publishing over 650 clinical articles, research manuscripts, book chapters and two CDs. He is senior author of three books that were published in 2007, and has delivered over three thousand lectures both nationally and internationally. He has served as a

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Comments and Conclusion (Cont’d) • The prevalence of AS is unknown but it may account for 2% to 6% of patients ailing from infantile spasms.¹ The world's literature suggests the incidence rates per live births for the United States and The Netherlands were 1 per 105,000 and 1 per 93,000, respectively. The frequency in

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Comments and Conclusions • Aicardi Syndrome (AS) is characterized by infantile spasms, agenesis of the corpus collosum, and the “pathognomonic” chorioretinal lesions called “lacunae.”¹ AS patients are often mentally retarded, have skeletal malformations such as costovertebral anomalies and scoliosis, other brain abnormalities such as porencephalic cysts, and other ocular defects such as coloboma.¹ •

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Zeiss FF450plus Autofluorescence Fundus Camera* Montage of Left Eye Comparison of Two Sisters (at the same magnifications)

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Zeiss FF450plus Color Fundus Camera* Montage of Left Eye Comparison of Two Sisters (at the same magnifications)

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