Leber Congenital Amaurosis
"Leber Congenital Amaurosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A rare degenerative inherited eye disease that appears at birth or in the first few months of life that results in a loss of vision. Not to be confused with LEBER HEREDITARY OPTIC NEUROPATHY, the disease is thought to be caused by abnormal development of PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS in the RETINA, or by the extremely premature degeneration of retinal cells.
|Leber Congenital Amaurosis
- Leber Congenital Amaurosis
- Amauroses, Leber Congenital
- Amaurosis, Leber Congenital
- Congenital Amauroses, Leber
- Congenital Amaurosis, Leber
- Leber Congenital Amauroses
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