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Bilateral Microphthalmia with Optic Nerve Hypoplasia and Achiasmia.
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PMID:  20337361     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 15-year-old boy underwent neurological and ophthalmological evaluation. At birth, a severe bilateral microphthalmia, micropenis, and scrotal hypoplasia were diagnosed. Ophthalmologic examination showed right anophthalmia and severe left microphthalmia. Radiological examination showed normal orbital and skull structures. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), revealed the absence of the right eye, left microphthalmia, optic nerve hypoplasia, aplasia of the optic chiasm, and tracts. Audiometric examination and electroencephalogram were normal. There was no mental retardation. The chromosomal examination was normal. The patient is examination was also negative for any type of known risk factors.
G Giancipoli; S Guerriero; M Leozappa; Aristide Carella; E Epifani; F Di Cuonzo; C Lasalandra
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-3-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1542-8877     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-3-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101155780     Medline TA:  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-3     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright 2010, SLACK Incorporated.
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