Children with newly discovered optic disc colobomas should be carefully studied to rule out an associated renal insufficiency.
In Aicardi syndrome chorioretinal lacunas result in a characteristic appearance (■ Fig. 19.10). This disorder results in such severe malformations in males, that with few exceptions, none are born living. In affected girls, malformations of the CNS present, such as agenesis of the corpus callo-sum, schizencephaly (a variably pronounced cleft formation of the cerebrum), and heterotopia of gray matter - a combination that can result in severe CNS seizures.
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