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Cone Dysfunction Syndromes, Cone Dystrophies, and Cone-Rod Degenerations

Elias I. Traboulsi.

in Genetic Diseases of the Eye, Second Edition

January 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Ophthalmology. 7363 words.

Predominant abnormalities of cone photoreceptor function are present in retinal disorders previously classified under a number of headings, such as cone dystrophies, cone-rod degenerations,...

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Congenital Abnormalities of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium

Arturo Santos and Elias I. Traboulsi.

in Genetic Diseases of the Eye, Second Edition

January 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Ophthalmology. 8222 words.

Congenital abnormalities of the RPE may be divided into focal, diffuse, and mixed categories. In focal lesions, such as congenital hypertrophy of the RPE (CHRPE), only a circumscribed group...

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Congenital Anomalies of the Optic Nerve

Brian P. Brooks and Elias I. Traboulsi.

in Genetic Diseases of the Eye, Second Edition

January 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Ophthalmology. 17235 words.

This chapter traces the normal development of the optic nerve throughout gestation before discussing aplasia of the optic nerve, a rare condition in which the optic nerve fails to develop,...

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Congenital Stationary Night Blindness

Elias I. Traboulsi, Bart P. Leroy and Christina Zeitz.

in Genetic Diseases of the Eye, Second Edition

January 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Ophthalmology. 4707 words.

Congenital stationary night blindness (CSNB) refers to a group of genetically and clinically heterogeneous retinal disorders. Ten different genes have been shown to be associated with CSNB...

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Conjunctiva

Alastair K.O. Denniston and Philip I. Murray.

in Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 7533 words.

‘Conjunctiva’ provides the reader with a practical approach to the assessment and management of conjunctival disease. After outlining the relevant anatomy and physiology of this structure,...

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Cornea

Alastair K.O. Denniston and Philip I. Murray.

in Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 14732 words.

‘Cornea’ provides the reader with a practical approach to the assessment and management of corneal disease. After outlining the relevant anatomy and physiology of this structure, the...

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Cornea and conjunctiva

Georgia Cleary, Allon Barsam and Stephen Tuft.

in Training in Ophthalmology

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 34178 words.

This chapter focuses on the cornea and conjunctiva. It first discusses corneal anatomy and physiology, corneal nutrition, and conjunctival anatomy and physiology. Next, it outlines history...

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Cornea Plana

Arif O. Khan.

in Genetic Diseases of the Eye, Second Edition

January 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Ophthalmology. 3742 words.

CNA2 has a distinct recognizable phenotype that is specific for recessive KERA mutations. CNA1 is less severe and more variable and likely has more than one locus. Sclerocornea,...

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Corneal Dystrophies

Walter Lisch, Elias I. Traboulsi, Irma Lopez and Dimitri T. Azar.

in Genetic Diseases of the Eye, Second Edition

January 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Ophthalmology. 21448 words.

Corneal dystrophies (CDs) are hereditary, bilateral, and progressive disorders of the cornea that affect its transparency. The morphology of the opacity defines the clinical phenotype....

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Diagnosis and Management of Vestibular Disorders

R. John Leigh and David S. Zee.

in The Neurology of Eye Movements

June 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Ophthalmology. 48521 words.

This chapter reviews clinical features of eye movement disorders associated with vestibular disorders. The clinical history and examination are reviewed, pointing our key...

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