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Microcoria, congenital


Other Names for this Disease

  • Congenital microcoria
  • Congenital miosis
  • MCOR
  • Miosis, congenital
  • Pinhole pupils
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Inheritance

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Is congenital microcoria genetic?

Both inherited and sporadic cases of congenital microcoria have been reported in the medical literature. Studies of families with this anomaly suggests an autosomal dominant mode of inheritance.[1]
Last updated: 7/19/2013

References
  1. Rouillac C, Roche O, Marchant D, Bachner L, Kobetz A, Toulemont PJ, Orssaud C, Urvoy M, Odent S, Le Marec B, Abitbol M, Dufier JL. Mapping of a Congenital Microcoria Locus to 13q31-q32. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 1998;


Other Names for this Disease
  • Congenital microcoria
  • Congenital miosis
  • MCOR
  • Miosis, congenital
  • Pinhole pupils
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.