Aicardi syndrome
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Aicardi syndrome

Blair Joanne Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast

Aicardi syndrome, first identified by Jean Aicardi in the mid-1960s, is a rare and severe neurodevelopmental disorder (Aicardi 2003). It is thought to affect up to 4,000 individuals worldwide. There is no clear understanding of the aetiology of this condition, but it is known to be an X-linked dominant condition found almost exclusively in females.

Learning Disability Practice. 23, 4, 14-15. doi: 10.7748/ldp.23.4.14.s11

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