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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Achromatopsia

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Achromatopsia includes:

  • Malfunction of the retinal phototransduction pathway
  • Genetic causes of this are mutations in the cone cell cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channels CNGA3 (ACHM2) and CNGB3 (ACHM3) as well as the cone cell transducin, GNAT2 (ACHM4)
  • Acquired- Acquired achromatopsia/dyschromatopsia is a condition associated with damage to the diencephalon (primarily the thalamus of the mid brain) or the cerebral cortex (the new brain)

Other underlying conditions related to Achromatopsia:

Source: Diseases Database

Achromatopsia as a symptom:

Conditions listing Achromatopsia as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

For a more detailed analysis of Achromatopsia as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Achromatopsia.

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Achromatopsia, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Achromatopsia. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Achromatopsia. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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