Possible Causes for Leber's Hereditary Optic Atrophy in USA

  • Homocystinuria
    Optic Atrophy

    Homocystinuria is an autosomal recessive metabolic disease characterized by elevated levels of homocysteine. The most common genetic mutation involved in the disease targets cystathionine beta-synthase, an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of methionine into cysteine. Patients with homocystinuria can present…[1]

  • Leber's Hereditary Optic Atrophy
    Secondary Optic Atrophy

    Leber's hereditary optic atrophy is an inherited neuropathy associated with bilateral central and centrocecal vision loss. … Leber's hereditary optic atrophy, often also referred to as Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON), is a rare disorder characterized by subacute vision loss. … Leber's hereditary optic atrophy, often also referred to as Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON), is an inherited neuropathy that usually manifests around the third … [2]

  • Behr Syndrome
    Secondary Optic Atrophy

    Supportive List of systemic diseases with ocular manifestations Leber's Hereditary Optic Atrophy Mitochondrial Disorders Optic Atrophy Behr syndrome at NIH's Office of Rare … [3]

  • Suramin
    Secondary Optic Atrophy
  • Catha Edulis
    Secondary Optic Atrophy
  • Finnish Variant Infantile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis
    Secondary Optic Atrophy

    Most of the infants with Infantile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis appear to develop normally up to 6 months of age after birth. After 6 months, slowly they start developing indifference to the surroundings. Their reflexes to stimuli show an unusual delay or are often completely absent. There is mental retardation…[4]

  • Suprasellar Tumor
    Secondary Optic Atrophy
  • Methanol Poisoning
    Optic Neuritis Secondary Optic Atrophy

    Methanol poisoning results from accidental or voluntary ingestion of methyl alcohol, a compound used in the chemical industry and as fuel. Methanol is in no case suitable for consumption. Methanol causes inebriation similar to ethanol and patients may merely appear drunk, lose their inhibitions and become ataxic. At…[5]

  • Tryparsamide
    Secondary Optic Atrophy
  • Brandt Syndrome
    Secondary Optic Atrophy

    Brandt syndrome (BS) is also called acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE). It is a congenital disease that causes zinc deficiency due to malabsorption. Inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, BS characteristically presents with dermatitis, diarrhea and hair loss. Brandt syndrome (BS) is an autosomal recessive inborn…[6]

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  1. Homocystinuria, Symptoma
  2. Leber's Hereditary Optic Atrophy, Symptoma
  3. Behr syndrome, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. Finnish Variant Infantile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis, Symptoma
  5. Methanol Poisoning, Symptoma
  6. Brandt Syndrome, Symptoma