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Aniridia: Introduction

Aniridia: A genetic disorder where part or all of the iris of one or both eyes is missing. The iris is the colored part of the eye. There are four forms of the disease: AN-1, AN-II, AN-III and AN-IV. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Aniridia is available below.

Symptoms of Aniridia

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Causes of Aniridia

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Aniridia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Clinical Trials for Aniridia

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Definitions of Aniridia:

A congenital abnormality in which there is only a rudimentary iris. This is due to the failure of the optic cup to grow. Aniridia also occurs in a hereditary form, usually autosomal dominant. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Aniridia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Aniridia, or a subtype of Aniridia, 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 Aniridia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Aniridia

  1. Aniridia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing

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