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Leber Congenital Amaurosis

"Leber Congenital Amaurosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leber Congenital Amaurosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Leber Congenital Amaurosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 19 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2009 and 2013 and 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.