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Coloboma of optic nerve


Other Names for this Disease
  • Congenital coloboma of the optic nerve
  • Optic nerve coloboma
  • Optic nerve head pits, bilateral congenital
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Basic Information

  • The National Eye Institute, part of the National Institute of Health, provides information on optic nerve coloboma. Click on National Eye Institute to view the PDF document.

In Depth Information

  • The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is an catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 
  • PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Coloboma of optic nerve. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.

Diagrams/Images

  • The Digital Reference of Ophthalmology provides an image and outlined description of optic nerve coloboma. Click on Digital Reference of Ophthalmology to view the information page.