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Disease Nystagmus, Congenital

Name Nystagmus, Congenital
Synonym Congenital Nystagmus
Definition Nystagmus present at birth or caused by lesions sustained in utero or at the time of birth. It is usually pendular, and is associated with ALBINISM and conditions characterized by early loss of central vision. Inheritance patterns may be X-linked, autosomal dominant, or recessive. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p275)
Categories Eye disease | Infant-newborn disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020417
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2. DiseasesEye Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Ocular Motility Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Nystagmus, Pathologic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Nystagmus, Congenital Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Infant, Newborn, Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nystagmus, Congenital Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Nystagmus, Congenital Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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  Aplasia Cutis Congenita, High Myopia, and Cone-Rod Dysfunction
  Brachydactyly-Nystagmus-Cerebellar Ataxia
  Foveal Hypoplasia, Isolated
  Hypotonia, congenital nystagmus, ataxia and abnormal auditory brainstem response
  Mental retardation Mietens Weber type
  Microphthalmia, Isolated, with Cataract 2 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Nystagmus 1, congenital, X- linked Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Nystagmus 2, congenital, autosomal dominant Has associated genes
  Nystagmus 3, congenital, autosomal dominant Has associated genes
  Nystagmus 4, congenital, autosomal dominant Has associated genes
  NYSTAGMUS 5, CONGENITAL, X-LINKED Has associated genes
  Nystagmus 5, Infantile Periodic Alternating
  NYSTAGMUS 6, CONGENITAL, X-LINKED Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Nystagmus, Congenital Motor, Autosomal Recessive
  O'Donnell Pappas syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  X-Linked Infantile Nystagmus