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By Mohit Parekh, Barbara Poli, Stefano Ferrari, Corrado Teofili, Diego Ponzin

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ISBN-13: 9783319197784

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ISBN-13: 9783319197791

The goal of this booklet is to spotlight the most recent findings in Aniridia learn. Aniridia, which means “without iris”, is a unprecedented genetic affliction affecting imaginative and prescient, characterised through the unfinished formation of the iris (the colored a part of the attention that surrounds the black pupil). it will probably additionally reason different segments of the attention to be under-developed similar to the optic nerve and the macula (the important a part of the retina). Aniridia and linked stipulations impact members another way. So whereas a few affected individuals are in part sighted or blind, others can have close to general sight. Aniridia is congenital (present at delivery) and is attributable to a disorder of the PAX6 gene, located at the eleventh chromosome that reasons the untimely cessation of eye improvement. Aniridia impacts among 1:40,000 to 1:100,000 humans, and impacts women and men both. individuals with Aniridia can also adventure secondary stipulations equivalent to Photophobia, Nystagmus, Glaucoma, Cataracts and Keratopathy.

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Zhang X, Zhang Q, Tong Y, Dai H, Zhao X, Bai F, Xu L, Li Y (2011) Large novel deletions detected in Chinese families with aniridia: correlation between genotype and phenotype. Mol Vis 17:548–557 9. Fischbach BV, Trout KL, Lewis J, Luis CA, Sika M (2005) WAGR syndrome: a clinical review of 54 cases. Pediatrics 116(4):984–988 10. Wolf M, Zabel B, Lorenz B, Blankenagel A, Ghorbani MB, Schwenn O, Wildhardt G (1998) Molecular genetic study of the PAX6 gene in aniridia patients. Ophthalmologe 95(12):828–830 11.

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