Aicardi-Goutières syndrome

Aicardi-Goutières syndrome

(e-kar-de'-goo-tyer')
[Jean François Marie Aicardi, Fr. pediatrician, b. 1926; Françoise Goutières]
A rare inherited mental retardation in which affected infants also have both encephalopathy and liver disease. It may mimic TORCH or toxoplasmosis. Synonym: pseudo-TORCH syndrome
Synonym: Cree encephalitis