Acrocephalosyndactyly (Apert); Acrocephaly
Aicardi Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by the partial or complete absence of the structure that links the two hemispheres of the brain, the corpus callosum. The disorder affects only girls. Onset of Aicardi Syndrome generally begins between the ages of 3 and 5 months with infantile spasms, a type of childhood seizure. Symptoms include seizures, mental retardation and lesions on the retina of the eye that are specific to the disorder. Aicardi Syndrome may be associated with oth...
Apert syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by the premature fusion of certain bones of the skull (craniosynostosis), which prevents further growth of the skull and affects the shape of the head and face. In addition, a varied number of fingers and toes are fused together (syndactyly). Many of the characteristic facial features of Apert syndrome result from the premature fusion of the skull bones. The head is unable to grow normally, which leads to a sunken appearance in the middle of t...
Aicardi Syndrome as related to Apert syndrome
- Apert syndrome - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health
Aicardi syndrome is a rare disorder passed down through families (inherited) in which the structure that connects the two sides of the brain (called the ...
- Apert syndrome - Genetics Home Reference - Your guide to ...
Apert syndrome is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern, which means one copy of the altered gene in each cell is sufficient to cause the disorder.
- Apert Syndrome - Medscape Reference
Apert syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by craniosynostosis, craniofacial anomalies, and severe symmetrical syndactyly ...
- Aicardi Syndrome - Medscape Reference
Aicardi syndrome is often complicated by severe mental retardation, intractable epilepsy, and a resultant propensity to pulmonary complications.
- Apert syndrome: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Apert syndrome is a genetic disease in which the seams between the skull bones close earlier than normal. This affects the shape of the head and face ...
- What Is the Life Expectancy of Aicardi Syndrome? - Ask.com
The expected life expectancy of aicardi syndrome is thought to be 27 years. The probability of survival to the 27th year on this conditioned if diagnosed is 0.62