Causes of Aniridia

WAGR syndrome: WAGR stands for (W)ilms' Tumor, (A)niridia

Source: NHGRI (NIH)1

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Causes of Aniridia

Causes of the condition may include:2 Causes of Aniridia:

Causes List for Aniridia

Some of the possible causes of Aniridia or similar disorders may include:3

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Genetics of Aniridia

Genetic Changes: Aniridia is caused by mutations in the PAX6 gene. The PAX6 gene provides instructions for making a protein that is involved in the early development of the eyes, brain and spinal cord (central nervous system), and the pancreas ...4

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References

  1. Source: NHGRI (NIH): genome.gov/ 26023527/ learning-about-wagr-syndrome/ 
  2. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ aniridia

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