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Amaurosis Congenita of Leber, type 13

Amaurosis Congenita of Leber, type 13: Introduction

Amaurosis Congenita of Leber, type 13: A rare inherited retinal disease (retinal dystrophy) that usually starts during the fetal stage. Vision impairment is obvious usually by the age of 4 years. Type 13 is distinguished from the other forms of this condition by the genetic origin of the defect - chromosome 14q23.3, RDH12 gene. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Amaurosis Congenita of Leber, type 13 is available below.

Symptoms of Amaurosis Congenita of Leber, type 13

Treatments for Amaurosis Congenita of Leber, type 13

  • There is no definitive treatment at this stage but research into the use of gene therapy is showing promise. Patients who do retain some level of vision can use various aids to improve their day-to-day functioning: low-vision aids, optical aids, computer-based aids and electronic aids. Other measures which can assist visually impaired patients are: mobility training, assistance with job placement and adaptive training skills
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Causes of Amaurosis Congenita of Leber, type 13

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Prognosis for Amaurosis Congenita of Leber, type 13

Prognosis for Amaurosis Congenita of Leber, type 13: Patients become legally blind usually between the age of 18 and 25 years.

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  1. Amaurosis Congenita of Leber, type 13: Introduction
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