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Leber congenital amaurosis


Other Names for this Disease
  • LCA
  • Congenital absence of the rods and cones
  • Congenital retinal blindness
  • Leber's amaurosis
  • Leber's congenital tapetoretinal degeneration
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Other Names for this Disease
  • LCA
  • Congenital absence of the rods and cones
  • Congenital retinal blindness
  • Leber's amaurosis
  • Leber's congenital tapetoretinal degeneration
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.