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Optic atrophy 5: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive dysfunction of the optic nerve which results in vision impairment. Vision impairment ranges from moderate to severe. Type 5 is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner and is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 22q12.1-q13.1. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Optic atrophy 5 is available below.
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Prognosis for Optic atrophy 5: The condition tends to progress slowly.
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