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What is Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9?

What is Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9?

  • Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9: A rare inherited retinal disease (retinal dystrophy) that usually starts during the fetal stage. Vision impairment is usually apparent at birth or within months of birth. Type 9 is distinguished from the other forms of this condition by the genetic origin of the defect - chromosome 1p36, LCA9 gene.

Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9, or a subtype of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9: Introduction

Types of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9:

Broader types of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9:

What causes Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9?

Causes of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9: see causes of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9

What are the symptoms of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9?

Symptoms of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9: see symptoms of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9

Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9.
Treatments for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9: see treatments for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9

Name and Aliases of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9

Main name of condition: Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9

Other names or spellings for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 9:

LCA9, Leber congenital amaurosis, type 9, Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type IX, Leber congenital amaurosis, type IX

LCA 9, Leber congenital amaurosis, type 9
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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