Leber disease

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Leber disease

n. enfermedad de Leber, tipo de atrofia hereditaria que causa degeneración del nervio óptico y que afecta a los hombres.
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a) Arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy b) Leber hereditary optic neuropathy c) Primary optic atrophy d) All of these options
One such disease is Leber hereditary optic neuropathy, which afflicts perhaps 1 in 15,000 people and is characterized by vision loss beginning in patients' teens and 20s.
11778G>A Novallele Genotyping Assay detects a SNP of the LHON gene, which may play a role in Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON).
Severe impairment of complex I-driven adenosine triphosphate synthesis in leber hereditary optic neuropathy cybrids," Archives of Neurology, vol.
Pre-excitation syndrome is common in families with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) [1].
2003) The epidemiology of Leber hereditary optic neuropathy in the North East of England.
Idebenone treatment in patients with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy.
Washington, Aug 05 ( ANI ): By borrowing a tool from bacteria that infect plants, researchers have developed a new approach that can be used to treat a variety of mitochondrial diseases, including the degenerative eye disease Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON).
Dr Patrick Yu-Wai-Man, an ophthalmologist at Newcastle University, has used a neuroprotective drug called idebenone, which is given orally, to treat a common inherited form of blindness called Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON).
31 May 2011 - Switzerland-based drug maker Santhera (SWF: SANN) announced last week positive data from the RHODOS study of its product Catena in patients with Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON).
Likewise, a number of mitochondrial DNA mutations predispose people to Leber hereditary optic neuropathy, a severe visual loss that usually occurs in young adults.
Leber hereditary optic neuropathy is an mtDNA mutation-related mitochondrial cytopathy that suggests insights into how mitochondrial dysfunction might play a central role in classic neurodegenerative diseases and perhaps provides a precedence as well.