Norrie Disease: Introduction
Norrie Disease: A rare form of blindness that occurs at birth or soon after due to eye defects. The severity and range of symptoms is variable.
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causes, and treatments of Norrie Disease is available below.
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Definitions of Norrie Disease:
Blindness often accompanied by mental deficiency, hearing impairment, and other disorders. The original report describes the syndrome in 7 boys in a Danish family but later cases were reported in several other geographic areas, including Episkopi in Cyprus (hence the synonym Episkopi blindness).
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Norrie Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Norrie Disease, or a subtype of Norrie Disease,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Norrie Disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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