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amaurosis

[‚a‚mȯ′rō·səs]
(medicine)
Total or partial blindness.
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Leber Congenital Amaurosis type 10 (LCA10), the most common type of LCA, is an orphan inherited retinal disease caused by mutations in the CEP290 gene.
van den Born et al., "Leber congenital amaurosis and retinitis pigmentosa with Coats-like exudative vasculopathy are associated with mutations in the crumbs homologue 1 (CRB1) gene," American Journal of Human Genetics, vol.
Barker et al., "Effect of gene therapy on visual function in Leber's congenital amaurosis," The New England Journal of Medicine, vol.
Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) is the most common genetic cause of congenital visual impairment in children and infants, and is characterized by a severe dystrophy of the retina.
Leber Congenital Amaurosis: LCA is a severe congenital retinal disease and is currently the most studied ophthalmologic disease in the field of gene therapy.
Cremers, "Antisense oligonucleotide (AON)-based therapy for leber congenital amaurosis caused by a frequent mutation in CEP290," Molecular Therapy Nucleic Acids, vol.
Elin, 21, was born with the degenerative condition Lebers Congenital Amaurosis, and has been registered blind since she was a teenager.
Ruben, of Birmingham, has been blind from birth due to a rare condition, Leber's congenital amaurosis. Echolocation expert Daniel Kish taught Ruben the amazing technique.
It has also restored some vision in people with a rare type of inherited blindness called Leber congenital amaurosis (SN: 5/24/08, p.
Washington, July 15 ( ANI ): Scientists have revealed that a new oral medication is showing significant progress in restoring vision to patients with Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA).
Jessica Smith was told she would lose her sight within a year after being diagnosed with rare condition Leber's congenital amaurosis.
[ClickPress, Tue Feb 04 2014] Global Markets Direct's, 'Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA) - Pipeline Review, H2 2013', provides an overview of the indication's therapeutic pipeline.

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