Autosomal recessive optic atrophy, hearing loss, and peripheral neuropathy
Other Names for this Disease
- Iwashita syndrome
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optic atrophy with or without visual impairment. Autosomal recessive inheritance has been suggested.Autosomal recessive optic atrophy, hearing loss, and peripheral neuropathy is a neurological condition described by Iwashita et al. in 1969 in a Korean brother and sister. This condition is characterized by variable degrees of hearing loss, distal weakness and loss of muscle tissue (atrophy) in the upper limbs, variable degrees of weakness and atrophy of the lower limbs, and
Last updated: 11/26/2012
- Optic Atrophy, Hearing Loss, and Peripheral Neuropathy, Autosomal Recessive. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM). 2009; http://omim.org/entry/258650. Accessed 11/26/2012.
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