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Leber Congenital Amaurosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Leber Congenital Amaurosis
Tree Number(s)
C11.270.516
C11.768.364
Unique ID
D057130
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057130
Scope Note
A rare degenerative inherited eye disease that appears at birth or in the first few months of life that results in a loss of vision. Not to be confused with LEBER HEREDITARY OPTIC NEUROPATHY, the disease is thought to be caused by abnormal development of PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS in the RETINA, or by the extremely premature degeneration of retinal cells.
Entry Term(s)
Amaurosis, Leber Congenital
Congenital Amaurosis of Retinal Origin
Congenital Retinal Blindness
Dysgenesis Neuroepithelialis Retinae
Hereditary Epithelial Dysplasia of Retina
Hereditary Retinal Aplasia
Heredoretinopathia Congenitalis
Leber Abiotrophy
Leber Congenital Tapetoretinal Degeneration
Leber's Amaurosis
Previous Indexing
Retinal Diseases (1963-2009)
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Leber Congenital Amaurosis Preferred
Congenital Amaurosis of Retinal Origin Related
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