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LCA3

Introduction: LCA3

Description of LCA3

LCA3 (medical condition): A rare inherited retinal disease (retinal dystrophy) that starts...more »

See also:

Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 3:
  »Introduction: Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 3
  »Symptoms of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 3
  »Treatments for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 3

LCA3: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

LCA3 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that LCA3, or a subtype of LCA3, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

LCA3 as a Disease

LCA3: Another name for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 3 (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 3
  »Symptoms of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 3
  »Treatments for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 3

LCA3: Related Diseases

LCA3: LCA3 is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of LCA3 (Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 3)

Some of the symptoms of LCA3 incude:

Treatments for LCA3 (Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 3)

Treatments for LCA3 (Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 3) include:

  • There is no definitive treatment at this stage but research into the use of gene therapy is showing promise. Patients who do retain some level of vision can use various aids to improve their day-to-day functioning: low-vision aids, optical aids, computer-based aids and electronic aids. Other measures which can assist visually impaired patients are: mobility training, assistance with job placement and adaptive training skills

Treatment of LCA3: For more treatment information about LCA3, see treatment of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 3 (LCA3)

LCA3: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to LCA3:

Terms associated with LCA3:

Terms Similar to LCA3:

Source - NIH

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