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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 88-90

Aicardi–Goutières syndrome: Brief case report

1 Neurosurgeon, Universidad de Cartagena, Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia
2 Department of Radiology, Hospital General Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico City, Mexico
3 Pediatric Neurology, Hospital Rosario Pumarejo de Lopez, Valledupar, Cesar, Colombia
4 Department of Neurosurgery, MM Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Ambala, Haryana, India
5 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
6 Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery Division, State University of Campinas, Campinas-Sao Paulo, Brazil

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar
Department of Neurosurgery, Universidad de Cartagena, Cartagena de Indias
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/JPN.JPN_67_17

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The case of a term newborn diagnosed with Aicardi–Goutières syndrome, a rare encephalopathy in our environment, with Mendelian inheritance pattern, characterized by a set of nonspecific neurological symptoms associated with typical findings of intracerebral calcifications. The case is presented with diagnostic imaging, in addition to elevated levels of interferon alpha and cerebrospinal fluid lymphocytosis.


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