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Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis

  • Juan Orellana
  • Alan H. Friedman

Abstract

Leber’s congenital amaurosis has been described as an infantile form of retinitis pigmentosa (RP), although in toddlers and adults it is a separate entity. It is also called hereditary retinal blindness and Leber’s congenital tapetoretinal degeneration.

Keywords

Retinal Pigment Epithelium Retinitis Pigmentosa Refractive Error Optic Atrophy Infantile Form 
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Selected Reading

  1. Merin S (1991). Inherited Eye Diseases. Diagnosis and Clinical Management. New York: Marcel DekkerGoogle Scholar
  2. Noble KC, Carr RE (1978). Lebers’ congenital amaurosis: A retrospective study of 33 cases and a histopathological study of one case. Arch Ophthalmol 96: 818–821PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Orellana
    • 1
  • Alan H. Friedman
    • 1
  1. 1.Mount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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