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Visual impairment: Any condition which impairs ones vision. See detailed information below for a list of 102 causes of Visual impairment, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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causes of Visual impairment as a symptom include:
Visual impairments limiting one or more of the basic functions of the eye: visual acuity, dark adaptation, color vision, or peripheral vision. These may result from EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; VISUAL PATHWAY diseases; OCCIPITAL LOBE diseases; OCULAR MOTILITY DISORDERS; and other conditions. Visual disability refers to inability of the individual to perform specific visual tasks, such as reading, writing, orientation, or traveling unaided. (From Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p132)
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Impairment of the sense of sight
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
The list below shows some of the causes of Visual impairment mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Visual impairment. Of the 102 causes of Visual impairment that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Visual impairment' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Visual impairment or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Visual impairment based
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Medical Conditions associated with Visual impairment:
Vision loss (688 causes), Impaired vision (1545 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Vision changes (2526 causes), Vision distortion (1970 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Visual impairment:
Blurred vision (982 causes), Tunnel vision (74 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Amitriptyline, Aspartoacylase deficiency, Basement membrane corneal dystrophy, Carbachol, Carbamazepine, Carotid-cavernous fistula, Celecoxib, Central serous chorioretinopathy, Cerebrovascular accident (192 causes), Chalazion, Chlorpheniramine
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