Emily was born with Aicardi
syndrome, an extremely rare condition where the structure connecting the two spheres of the brain is missing or incomplete.
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J, Aschauer H, Brouwer O, Callenbach P, et al.
[17.] Bunout D, Rueda E, Aicardi
V, Hidalgo C, Kauffmann R.
Caption: MEET THE ROSNERS: Our family of six includes Julia, our sixteen-year-old who has Aicardi
In "The Limits of Dual Use" (Issues, Summer 2018), Tara Mahfoud, Christine Aicardi
, Saheli Datta, and Nikolas Rose argue that a "more nuanced" framework than dual use is needed to govern emerging scientific trends.
[4.] Vignolo M, Naselli A, Di Battista E, Mostert M, Aicardi
The Des Plaines couple's 6-week-old daughter, Sadie, was diagnosed with Aicardi
syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that occurs only in girls and can cause multiple seizures each day, severe developmental delays and low muscle tone.
Other associations reported within the literature include oral-facial-digital syndrome X (OMIM 311200), 5q22.3q23.3 deletion, Baraitser-Winter syndrome (OMIM 243310), Walker-Warburg syndrome (OMIM 236670), Joubert syndrome II (OMIM 608091), Noonan syndrome (OMIM 163950), Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (OMIM 180849), Meckel-Gruber syndrome (OMIM 249000), Goltz syndrome (OMIM 305600), Aicardi
syndrome (OMIM 304050), and Lenz syndrome (OMIM 309800) [13, 16, 17].
She was born with Aicardi
Syndrome, a disease affecting nearly 4,000 people worldwide that caused her infantile spasms and made her legally blind.
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It was not until 1980 when Krageloh and Aicardi
 made the distinction between this disorder and migraine.