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Leber Congenital Amaurosis Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Amauroses, Leber Congenital; Amaurosis, Leber Congenital; Congenital Amauroses, Leber; Congenital Amaurosis, Leber; Leber Congenital Amauroses

Networked: 152 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 13 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Leber Congenital Amaurosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 1 outcome 7 studies in 70 results : IBA
  2. Phosphotransferases (Kinase) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  3. guanylate cyclase 1 : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  4. aryl hydrocarbon receptor-interacting protein : 1 study in 12 results : IBA
  5. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  6. Cone Opsins : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  7. Carbon Monoxide : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  8. retinol dehydrogenase : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  9. Complementary DNA (cDNA) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. Galactosidases : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Leber Congenital Amaurosis

  1. Retinal Dystrophies
  2. Retinitis Pigmentosa (Pigmentary Retinopathy)
  3. Retinal Degeneration
  4. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy)
  5. Retinal Diseases
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Key Therapies for Leber Congenital Amaurosis

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  1. Therapeutics : 1 outcome 2 studies in 2 results
  2. Corneal Transplantation (Keratoplasty) : 1 result
  3. Vitrectomy : 1 result
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 result
  5. Light Coagulation : 1 result
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