The following Conditions are related to Blindness
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- Phytanic acid storage disease
Phytantic acid storage disease is a rare genetic disorder. It is also known as Adult Refsum Disease (ARD) and results in numbness or weakening in the hands and feet (peripheral neuropathy).Risk factors-This condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, which means both copies of the gene in each cell have mutations.The parents of an individual with an autosomal recessive condition e Read More
- Russell's diencephalic cachexia
The diencephalic syndrome is a very rare neurological disorder characterized by failure to thrive, abnormal thinness (emaciation), amnesia, intense sleepiness, unusual eye position and sometimes blindness. It is normally seen in infancy or early childhood but some cases have been reported in older children and even adults. Diencephalic syndrome is usually caused by a brain tumor such as a low-grade glioma or astrocytoma. Read More