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1,696 Possible Causes for Progressive Loss of Vision, Rapidly Progressive to Persistent Vegetative State or Death

  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    Most childhood forms of NCL are clinically characterized by progressive loss of vision as well as mental and motor deterioration, epileptic seizures, and premature death,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The juvenile form of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (JNCL) is caused by mutations in the CLN3 gene, and is characterized by progressive loss of vision and development of motor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] motor impairment and loss of vision.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

    A 35-year-old man presented with history of painless, progressive loss of vision in the left eye for the past 7 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her main complaints were night blindness and progressive loss of vision since the age of 9 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a highly heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by degeneration of the retinal photoreceptor cells and progressive loss of vision.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Rapidly Progressive to Persistent Vegetative State or Death
  • Retinitis

    A loss of side vision, or tunnel vision, is also common as RP progresses.[retinaspecialistsnw.com] Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) describes a group of related diseases that tend to run in families and cause a slow but progressive loss of vision.[bostoneyegroup.com] French biotech Horama has treated the first patients with a gene therapy for retinitis pigmentosa that could prevent the progressive loss of vision caused by this genetic[labiotech.eu]

    Missing: Rapidly Progressive to Persistent Vegetative State or Death
  • Stargardt Macular Degeneration

    Loss of photoreceptor cells leads to progressive vision loss in people with Stargardt macular degeneration.[ivami.com] Signs and Symptoms The most common symptom of Stargardt disease is the slow, progressive loss of vision in the center of the focal point of sight in both eyes.[news-medical.net] Progressive vision loss eventually leads to blindness in most cases. What Causes Stargardt's Disease?[allaboutvision.com]

    Missing: Rapidly Progressive to Persistent Vegetative State or Death
  • Common Cold

    Age-related macular degeneration Researchers have suggested that both zinc and antioxidants delay the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and vision loss[ods.od.nih.gov]

    Missing: Rapidly Progressive to Persistent Vegetative State or Death
  • Usher Syndrome Type 1

    Usher syndrome type 3 is characterized by post-lingual, progressive hearing loss, late-onset progressive vision loss due to retinitis pigmentosa and variable loss of vestibular[ltd.aruplab.com] loss of vision due to retinitis pigmentosa.[nejm.org] An autosomal recessive condition characterized by sensorineural hearing loss and progressive loss of vision due to retinitis pigmentosa.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Rapidly Progressive to Persistent Vegetative State or Death
  • Usher Syndrome Type 1J

    Usher Syndrome is rare inherited disorder that causes hearing loss and progressive vision loss.[raredr.com] Usher syndrome is a genetic condition characterised by hearing loss or deafness, the progressive loss of vision and in some cases, vestibular dysfunction.[usherkidsaustralia.com] Usher Syndrome is a genetic condition characterized by deafness at birth or progressive hearing loss and progressive vision loss.[usher1f.org]

    Missing: Rapidly Progressive to Persistent Vegetative State or Death
  • Usher Syndrome

    Usher syndrome is a genetic disorder consisting of progressive loss of vision and hearing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Progressive loss of vision due to retinitis pigmentosa begins in late childhood or adolescence.[sema4.com] Some individuals perceive this as an additional loss of hearing, when it is actually the effect of the progressive loss of vision.[helenkeller.org]

    Missing: Rapidly Progressive to Persistent Vegetative State or Death
  • Urinary Tract Disease

    A family history of chronic glomerular disease or impaired vision may stem from this syndrome, and men are more likely to progress to chronic renal failure and/or vision loss[healthywomen.org]

    Missing: Rapidly Progressive to Persistent Vegetative State or Death
  • Macular Degeneration

    Both cause progressive central vision loss with intact peripheral vision.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If more and more of these atrophic areas form and merge together, the macula can take on a moth-eaten appearance, with progressive loss of vision.[richmondeye.com] loss of central vision in both eyes.[retinaeyedoctor.com]

    Missing: Rapidly Progressive to Persistent Vegetative State or Death

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