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anomaly

 [ah-nom´ah-le]
marked deviation from normal. adj., adj anom´alous.
Axenfeld's anomaly a developmental anomaly characterized by a circular opacity of the posterior peripheral cornea, and caused by an irregularly thickened, axially displaced Schwalbe's ring.
congenital anomaly (developmental anomaly) absence, deformity, or excess of body parts as the result of faulty development of the embryo.
Ebstein's anomaly see ebstein's anomaly.
May-Hegglin anomaly a rare dominantly inherited disorder of blood cell morphology, characterized by RNA-containing cytoplasmic inclusions (similar to Döhle bodies) in granulocytes, by large, poorly granulated platelets, and by thrombocytopenia.

an·oph·thal·mi·a

(an'of-thal'mē-ă),
Congenital absence of all tissues of the eyes.
Synonym(s): anophthalmos
[G. an- priv. + ophthalmos, eye]

anophthalmia

/an·oph·thal·mia/ (an″of-thal´me-ah) a developmental anomaly characterized by complete absence of the eyes (rare) or by the presence of vestigial eyes.

an·oph·thal·mi·a

(anof-thalmē-ă)
Congenital absence of all tissues of the eyes.
[G. an- priv. + ophthalmos, eye]

anophthalmia 

Congenital absence of all tissues of the eyes. It is due to a failure of the outgrowth of the optic vesicle to form the optic cup. However, in many cases some development occurs and there is a rudimentary presence of one or both eyes, such as extreme microphthalmia. Syn. anophthalmos; anophthalmus; anopia. See optic cup; microphthalmia; monophthalmia; optic vesicle.

an·oph·thal·mi·a

, anophthalmos (anof-thalmē-ă, -mŏs)
Congenital absence of all tissues of the eyes.
[G. an- priv. + ophthalmos, eye]

anophthalmia, anophthalmos

a developmental anomaly marked by complete absence of one or both eyes or the presence of rudimentary eyes. Occurs most commonly in pigs and sheep.
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Benlate was applied to around 90,000 acres in Britain in 1995, where an average of 26 cases of anophthalmia were being reported over the year.
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There were 20 (44%) participants with Leber's congenital amaurosis; other eye diseases were represented by smaller numbers of children, for example, microphthalmia (n = 5), retinopathy of prematurity (n = 5), anophthalmia (n = 4), and retinoblastoma (n = 3).
org ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS, JUVENILE See: Arthritis ANOPHTHALMIA See also: Visual Impairments International Children's Anophthalmia Network 5501 Old York Rd.
com 1,2,3,5,6,9; French materials ANGIO-OSTEOHYPERTROPHY SYNDROME See: Klippel- Trenaunay Syndrome ANGIOKERATOMA CORPORIS DIFFUSUM See: Fabry Disease ANGIOMA See: Vascular Malformations ANGIOMATOSIS RETINA See: Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome ANIRIDIA See: Visual Impairments ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS, JUVENILE See: Arthritis ANOPHTHALMIA See also: Visual Impairments International Children's Anophthalmia Network 5501 Old York Rd.
com 1,2,3,5,6,9; French materials ANGIO-OSTEOHYPERTROPHY SYNDROME See: Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome ANGIOKERATOMA CORPORIS DIFFUSUM See: Fabry Disease ANGIOMA See: Hemangioma; Vascular Malformations ANGIOMATOSIS RETINA See: Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome ANIRIDIA See: Visual Impairments ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS, JUVENILE See: Arthritis ANOPHTHALMIA See also: Visual Impairments International Children's Anophthalmia Network 5501 Old York Rd.
For 100 years, some males in my family have had Lenz anophthalmia, a genetic condition causing them to be born without eyes.
My daughter, Jamaica, was born totally blind due to anophthalmia, a condition in which the eyeballs fail to develop.