Two siblings with familial encephalopathy, calcification of the basal ganglia, and cerebrospinal fluid lymphocytosis, constituting the triad of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome, are reported. This syndrome resembles congenital intrauterine infections, which must be meticulously excluded. Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome is extremely rare and is being reported from the Arab world for the first time to our knowledge.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Clinical Neurology