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amaurosis

[‚a‚mȯ′rō·səs]
(medicine)
Total or partial blindness.
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Mutations in the RPE65 gene in patients with autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa or Leber congenital amaurosis.
The rule was instituted because Corona, 23, has an inherited form of blindness called Leber congenital amaurosis.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA).
11-cis-retinal is a key biochemical component of the visual retinoid cycle, the deficiency of which is associated with certain inherited or age-related retinal diseases, including Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA) and Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP).
Scientists successfully implanted cells from healthy mice into animals with the hereditary disease, Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA).
Safety and Efficacy of Gene Transfer for Leber's Congenital Amaurosis," New England Journal of Medicine 358 (2008): 2240-48; N.
The research included a breakthrough gene-therapy project for Leber's Congenital Amaurosis.
The gene therapy helped improve worsening eyesight caused by a rare inherited disease called Leber congenital amaurosis, or LCA, which makes most patients blind by age 40.
US scientists have achieved a breakthrough in partially treating Leber's congenital amaurosis ( LCA), a disease related to multiple genes, using gene therapy.
Leber's congenital amaurosis affects about 3,000 people in the United States and perhaps 1 in every 50,000 worldwide.
Known as Leber's congenital amaurosis (LCA), the inherited disorder causes progressive deterioration in vision and can lead to blindness in teenagers.
Diseases covered include age-related macular degeneration, Leber congenital amaurosis, Stargardt disease, X-linked juvenile retinoschisis, retinal degeneration related to Usher syndrome and retinitis pigmentosa.

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