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Autosomal Dominant Congenital Nystagmus 3



  • However, pendular and triangular waveforms may also be present. The nystagmus may rarely be vertical.[diseaseinfosearch.org]
  • They have collected a large three generation kindred with the nystagmus presenting from birth.[nature.com]
  • If a child’s presentation does not precisely fulfill the criteria for congenital motor nystagmus, neuroradiologic testing is necessary. Spasmus nutans. Spasmus nutans is acquired, typically presenting between the ages of 3 and 15 months.[aao.org]
  • In-Depth Information The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]
  • *Medscape Business of Medicine Academy Survey, September 2015 Learn from Experienced Professionals Courses were developed especially for physicians by business health experts and experienced physicians.[medscape.org]
  • After the visit, the resident physician said that he had seen the eye movements but had forgotten to mention them during his presentation to the attending.[pediatriceducation.org]
Narrow Face
  • Symptoms INHERITANCE: Autosomal recessive GROWTH: [Height]; Short stature HEAD AND NECK: [Head]; Microcephaly; [Face]; Long narrow face; Bitemporal narrowing; Prominent pointed chin; Short philtrum; Facial hypotonia; Coarse facial features; [Ears]; Prominent[findzebra.com]
Broad Nasal Bridge
  • Typically seen are a large fontanel, shallow orbits, broad nasal bridge, anteverted nostrils, psychomotor retardation, hypotonia, hearing loss, and retinal degeneration.[aao.org]


  • Recommended lab workup includes TORCH titers, VDRL, serum calcium and phosphorus levels and urine for reducing substance. Additional systemic workup should be done in coordination with the pediatrician.[eyewiki.aao.org]
  • It is necessary for this kind of nystagmus to perform a complete neurological and endocrinological workup.[intechopen.com]


  • You may also want to contact a university or tertiary medical center in your area, because these centers tend to see more complex cases and have the latest technology and treatments.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]
  • A randomized, controlled trial of methylprednisolone or naloxone in the treatment of acute spinal-cord injury. ‎ Seite xiii - Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. ‎[books.google.de]
  • Treatment Treatment Options: There is no effective cure for congenital nystagmus but some patients can benefit from extraocular muscle surgery, correction of refractive errors, and low vision aids.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu]


  • […] dominant Home medical testing related to Nystagmus 2, congenital, autosomal dominant: * Cold & Flu: Home Testing: o Home Fever Tests o Home Ear Infection Tests o Home Flu Tests * Vision & Eye Health: Home Testing: o Home Eye Tests o Home Vision Tests Prognosis[checkorphan.org]
  • The prognosis for those who are not treated is poor, especially in children who have early visual and haematologic impairment 5 . autosomal dominant osteopetrosis ( bone-within-a-bone appearance is AD) chronic renal failure oxalosis pyknodysostosis physiological[radiopaedia.org]
  • Prognosis: Reduced vision to the 20/60 to 20/100 range is common. In the absence of other ocular abnormalities, it is a non-progressive condition. There is no systemic disease in idiopathic congenital nystagmus.[wohproject.org]
  • Prognosis The course and prognosis of pediatric cataracts is highly variable. The likelihood and rate of progression is very difficult to predict.[eyewiki.aao.org]
  • Prognosis XLOA is not life threatening. The reduced visual acuity and the social consequences of albinism can however have an impact on a patient's daily life. The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only.[orpha.net]


  • CCA was defined as an SCA of unknown etiology with imaging evidence of isolated cerebellar atrophy.[movementdisorders.org]
  • Abstract Background: Most patients with pure nonprogressive congenital cerebellar ataxia have a sporadic form of unknown heredity and etiology.[neurology.org]
  • Etiology The causes of infantile cataracts have been the source of much speculation and research. Making a distinction between unilateral and bilateral cataracts may be useful when considering etiology.[eyewiki.aao.org]
  • Etiology XLOA is caused by a mutation in the G-protein coupled receptor 143 GPR143 gene located at Xp22.3 that encodes for a membrane glycoprotein found in melanosomes.[orpha.net]
  • Etiology Congenital Disease/Diagnosis Familial Infantile Nystagmus Syndrome Treatment Surgical procedures for congenital nystagmus are discussed in ref 8 References 1..[collections.lib.utah.edu]


  • Summary Epidemiology The estimated birth prevalence is from 1/60,000 to 1/150,000 live male births. Clinical description Nystagmus, sometimes associated with head nodding, usually develops in affected males within the first 3 months of life.[orpha.net]
  • Summary: RPE65-associated Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA) EPIDEMIOLOGY 1 of 81,000 births have LCA RPE65 accounts for 8% of these SIGNS Poor fixation as an infant Nystagmus Eye rubbing (Oculodigital reflex) Keratoconus Pink disks Sluggish pupils Variable[eyerounds.org]
  • Epidemiology Frequency United States At present, aniridia strikes 1 in 60,000 individuals; in Canada, this would represent only 475 individuals based on a present population of 28.5 million.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Epidemiology The exact incidence and prevalence of nystagmus is not known but it is thought to occur in about 1 in 1,000 people.[patient.info]
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  • The pathophysiological mechanisms underlying nystagmus are poorly understood but it is anticipated that characterization of the FRMD7 gene and identification of novel nystagmus genes will provide insights into this condition and the functioning and development[tandfonline.com]
  • While this distinction may be conceptually correct, it does not always reflect the underlying pathophysiology.[aao.org]
  • The pathophysiologic basis for decussation of retinal axons is an area of active research. Pathfinding of retinal axons at the optic chiasm is incompletely understood at this time.[ajnr.org]
  • Acquired pendular nystagmus: its characteristics, localizing value, and pathophysiology. J. Neurol Neurosurg Psych 1982:45:431-439 Stahl JS, Rottach KG, Averbuch-Heller L, Maydell RD, Collins SD, Leigh RJ.[tchain.com]
  • […] and body sway during the 2-week titration period as well as the 8-week reassessment. [31] Insulin-Like Growth Factor Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) acts as a neuromodulator in the CNS. [32] Disturbances in CNS signaling pathways may produce the pathophysiological[movementdisorders.org]


  • Prevention of death, myocardial infarction, and stroke by prolonged antiplatelet therapy in various categories of patients. ‎[books.google.de]
  • With early treatment and aggressive prevention of hypoglycemia, brain damage can be prevented. However, brain damage can occur in children with HI if their condition is not recognized or if treatment is ineffective in the prevention of hypoglycemia.[congenitalhi.org]
  • Prevention - Nystagmus 2- congenital- autosomal dominant Not supplied.[checkorphan.org]
  • An IOL can prevent the formation of a Sommering’s ring, but it is also easier for the lens epithelial cells to migrate to the center of the pupil.[eyewiki.aao.org]
  • Prevention In general nystagmus cannot be prevented.[healthofchildren.com]

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