Cone-rod dystrophy

Cone-rod dystrophy is a group of related eye disorders that causes vision loss, which becomes more severe over time. These disorders affect the retina, which is the layer of light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. In ...1

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Symptoms of Cone-rod dystrophy

Symptoms: The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. Signs and Symptoms

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Causes List for Cone-rod dystrophy

Some possible causes of Cone-rod dystrophy or similar disorders may include:2

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Types of Cone-rod dystrophy

Some types of this condition may include:3 Types of cone-rod dystrophy:

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Genetics of Cone-rod dystrophy

Genetic Changes: Mutations in approximately 30 genes are known to cause cone-rod dystrophy . Approximately 20 of these genes are associated with the form of cone-rod dystrophy that is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern. Mutations in the ABCA4 ...4

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Treatments: Cone-rod dystrophy

Treatment: Currently, there is no therapy that stops the evolution of cone-rod dystrophy or restores vision. There are a few treatment options, such as light avoidance and the use of low-vision aids that may help to slow down ...5

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Names and Terminology

Other Names for This Condition

Source: GHR (NLM/NIH)6 ...

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References

  1. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ cone-rod-dystrophy
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: Disease Ontology
  4. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ cone-rod-dystrophy
  5. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 10790/ cone-rod-dystrophy
  6. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ cone-rod-dystrophy

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