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Microcoria, congenital

Other Names for this Disease
  • Congenital microcoria
  • Congenital miosis
  • MCOR
  • Miosis, congenital
  • Pinhole pupils
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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

  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;