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Leber congenital amaurosis type 2

Introduction: Leber congenital amaurosis type 2

Description of Leber congenital amaurosis type 2

Leber congenital amaurosis type 2 (medical condition): A rare inherited retinal disease (retinal dystrophy) that starts during...more »

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Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 2:
  »Introduction: Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 2
  »Symptoms of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 2
  »Treatments for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 2

Leber congenital amaurosis type 2: Related Topics

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Leber congenital amaurosis type 2: Rare Disease

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

Leber congenital amaurosis type 2 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Leber congenital amaurosis type 2, or a subtype of Leber congenital amaurosis type 2, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Leber congenital amaurosis type 2 as a Disease

Leber congenital amaurosis type 2: Another name for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 2 (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 2
  »Symptoms of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 2
  »Treatments for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 2

Leber congenital amaurosis type 2: Related Diseases

Leber congenital amaurosis type 2: Leber congenital amaurosis type 2 is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Leber congenital amaurosis type 2 (Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 2)

Some of the symptoms of Leber congenital amaurosis type 2 incude:

Treatments for Leber congenital amaurosis type 2 (Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 2)

Treatments for Leber congenital amaurosis type 2 (Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 2) 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 Leber congenital amaurosis type 2: For more treatment information about Leber congenital amaurosis type 2, see treatment of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 2 (Leber congenital amaurosis type 2)

Leber congenital amaurosis type 2: Related Disease Topics

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