optic nerve hypoplasia


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op·tic nerve hy·po·pla·si·a

congenitally small optic disc resulting from a reduced number of retinal ganglion cells and, therefore, a reduced number of axons; visual impairment may be marked. See: de Morsier syndrome.
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The incidence of optic nerve hypoplasia appears to be on the rise.
Other causes of infantile nystagmus and VA reduction without iris abnormalities, like retinal dysplasia, congenital cataract, isolated optic nerve hypoplasia, or congenital infections, should also be considered [3].
HYPOTONIA Hypotonia and optic nerve hypoplasia means Amelia has poor muscle tone - affecting movement reflexes and sight
Josh was mainly affected by optic nerve hypoplasia," said Joanne.
Joshua Clark, 18 months, has Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, where small or poorly developed nerves connecting to the brain can cause blindness.
Rian, of Oban, has optic nerve hypoplasia, which means the optic nerves do not attach properly to his brain.
JORDAN'S baby son Harvey has optic nerve hypoplasia, a condition where a bundle of fibres carrying signals from the eye to the brain fail to properly develop.
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R RW (April 2001) has a 2-year-old son with optic nerve hypoplasia and is looking for toys that he will enjoy.
There was also one case of polymicrogyria with optic nerve hypoplasia (TUBA8 gene mutation, p.Q235R).
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