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27 Possible Causes for Night Blindness from Early Childhood

  • Bothnia Retinal Dystrophy

    Affected individuals show night blindness from early childhood with features consistent with retinitis punctata albescens and macular degeneration.[uniprot.org] Typical manifestations are night blindness from early childhood and in young adults retinitis punctata albescens was observed followed by macular degeneration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Usher Syndrome Type 1J

    The duration of becoming legally blind spans from as early as childhood to as late as the 40’s.[hearseehope.com] Eyesight usually begins degrading around the age of 5-10, beginning with night blindness. Generally night blindness precedes tunnel vision by years or even decades.[visionforacure.com] Develop vision problems before age 10, usually in early childhood. Begins with night vision problems. Progresses quickly to total blindness.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Usher Syndrome Type I

    The duration of becoming legally blind spans from as early as childhood to as late as the 40’s.[hearseehope.com] Eyesight usually begins degrading around the age of 5-10, beginning with night blindness. Generally night blindness precedes tunnel vision by years or even decades.[visionforacure.com] Develop vision problems before age 10, usually in early childhood. Begins with night vision problems. Progresses quickly to total blindness.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Usher Syndrome Type 3B

    The duration of becoming legally blind spans from as early as childhood to as late as the 40’s.[visionforacure.com] Develop vision problems before age 10, usually in early childhood. Begins with night vision problems. Progresses quickly to total blindness.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Legally blind by early adulthood. Night blindness in childhood or teens. Blind spots by late teens or early adulthood. Legally blind in early to mid adulthood.[dbproject.mn.org]

  • Usher Syndrome Type 1D

    Develop vision problems before age 10, usually in early childhood. Begins with night vision problems. Progresses quickly to total blindness.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Legally blind by early adulthood. Night blindness in childhood or teens. Blind spots by late teens or early adulthood. Legally blind in early to mid adulthood.[dbproject.mn.org] May not benefit from hearing aids (devices that make sound louder).[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Usher Syndrome

    The duration of becoming legally blind spans from as early as childhood to as late as the 40’s.[hearseehope.com] Develop vision problems before age 10, usually in early childhood. Begins with night vision problems. Progresses quickly to total blindness.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Eyesight usually begins degrading around the age of 5-10, beginning with night blindness. Generally, night blindness precedes tunnel vision by years or even decades.[hearseehope.com]

  • Cochlear Disorder

    Develop vision problems before age 10, usually in early childhood. Begins with night vision problems. Progresses quickly to total blindness.[my.clevelandclinic.org] May not benefit from hearing aids (devices that make sound louder).[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Leber Congenital Amaurosis Type 9

    : Early-onset retinitis pigmentosa Severe early childhood onset retinal dystrophy (SECORD) Achromatopsia Congenital stationary night blindness (CSNB) Intrauterine infection[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] blindness MANAGEMENT / COUNSELING POINTS RPE65 mutations are autosomal recessive Effects seem to be isolated to the eye May benefit from gene therapy Differential Diagnosis[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] Oculodigital reflex) Keratoconus Pink disks Sluggish pupils Variable fundus appearance Non-recordable ERG SYMPTOMS Reduced visual acuity (20/200 to bare light perception) Night[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu]

  • Usher Syndrome Type 2A

    Develop vision problems before age 10, usually in early childhood. Begins with night vision problems. Progresses quickly to total blindness.[my.clevelandclinic.org] May not benefit from hearing aids (devices that make sound louder).[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Leber Congenital Amaurosis

    : Early-onset retinitis pigmentosa Severe early childhood onset retinal dystrophy (SECORD) Achromatopsia Congenital stationary night blindness (CSNB) Intrauterine infection[eyerounds.org] blindness MANAGEMENT / COUNSELING POINTS RPE65 mutations are autosomal recessive Effects seem to be isolated to the eye May benefit from gene therapy Differential Diagnosis[eyerounds.org] Oculodigital reflex) Keratoconus Pink disks Sluggish pupils Variable fundus appearance Non-recordable ERG SYMPTOMS Reduced visual acuity (20/200 to bare light perception) Night[eyerounds.org]

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