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Further references to Aicardi syndrome

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Office of Rare Diseases

Aicardi syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Aicardi syndrome, or a subtype of Aicardi syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Source: Orphanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Aicardi syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Source: Other References

Bradley, W, et al (eds).
Neurology in Clinical Practice: The Neurological Disorders. vol. II, 2nd edition, Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, pp. 1476-1477 (1996).

Magalini, S, et al (eds).
Dictionary of Medical Syndromes. 4th edition, J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, p. 19 (1997).

Rowland, L (ed).
Merritt's Textbook of Neurology. 9th edition, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, pp. 517-519 (1995). [see excerpt on agenesis of the corpus callosum].

Thoene, J (ed).
Physicians' Guide to Rare Diseases. Dowden Publishing Co., Inc., Montvale, NJ, pp. 288-289 (1992). (Source: excerpt from NINDS Aicardi Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)


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