hereditary optic atrophy

Leber hereditary optic neuropathy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Optic atrophy — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = The left optic nerve and the optic tracts. DiseasesDB = 9241 ICD10 = ICD10|H|47|2|h|46 ICD9 = ICD9|377.1 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D009896 Optic atrophy is the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H47.2 ICD 9 377.16 …   Wikipedia

  • Leber hereditary optic neuropathy — Leber optic neuropathy a rare hereditary disorder due to mutation in any of multiple genes encoded by the mitochondrial genome, showing variable penetrance, and in Caucasians preferentially expressed in males. It is characterized by degeneration… …   Medical dictionary

  • Leber's optic atrophy — a rare hereditary disorder, affecting young males, that is characterized by rapid loss of central vision due to neuroretinal degeneration …   Medical dictionary

  • Leber's optic atrophy — a rare hereditary disorder, usually affecting young males, that is characterized by loss of central vision due to neuroretinal degeneration. Visual loss in one eye is rapid and usually followed by loss in the second eye.[Leber] …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Optic neuropathy — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H46 The optic nerve contains axons of nerve cells that emerge from the retina, leave the eye at the optic disc, and go to the visual cortex where input from the eye is processed into vision. There are… …   Wikipedia

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