aniridia


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aniridia

(ˌænɪˈrɪdɪə)
n
the absence of an iris, due to a congenital condition or an injury
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Fujitani et al., "PAX6 mutation as a genetic factor common to aniridia and glucose intolerance," Diabetes, vol.
Zaletayevet al., "The human PAX6 gene is mutated in two patients with aniridia," Nature Genetics, vol.
The team will be building on results of previous successful stem cell research for adults with advanced aniridia.
Around 700 people attended the event, which was held at Georgian country pile Acton House near Felton, raising more than pounds 13,000 towards stem cell research into aniridia.
The contact lenses can be used to cosmetically improve the appearance of a disfigured eye, while its coloured and tinted lenses provide solutions to albinism, amblyopia, aniridia, colour vision, diplopia, heterochromia and photophobia.
Eileen and Alan Ferguson agreed to host a Pig & Pimms Garden Party at Acton House after meeting Alnmouth parents Elly and James Chapple, whose daughter Ella was born with aniridia, where the iris is missing.
org 1,6 ANGIO-OSTEOHYPERTROPHY SYNDROME See: Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome ANGIOKERATOMA CORPORIS DIFFUSUM See: Fabry Disease ANGIOMATOSIS RETINA See: Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome ANIRIDIA See also: Visual Impairments, WAGR Syndrome Anradia Network PO Box 6444 Colchester C04 3XU UK (+44) 0777989624 * hannah@aniridia.org http://www.aniridia.org ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS, JUVENILE See: Arthritis ANOPHTHALMA See also: Visual Impairments International Children's Anophthalmia Network 5501 Old York Rd.
(1) Due to the genetic nature of haemophilia, a number of associations have been investigated, including a link with colour blindness, retinitis pigmentosa and aniridia. (7-9) All, however, seem to be isolated, serendipitous incidents of comorbidity.
In sensory defect IN, the associations are numerous and include achromatopsia, albinism (ocular and oculocutaneous), aniridia, neonatal cataracts, congenital stationary night blindness, colobomata, optic nerve hypoplasia, early optic atrophy, cone dysfunction, isolated foveal hypoplasia, retinopathy of prematurity, and Leber's congenital amaurosis.