Leber’s congenital amaurosis. Case report

Elizabeth Quintino Cintora, Patricia Marcela López Morales, Vicente Mendoza Rosas


Leber’s congenital amaurosis is an heterogeneous and genetic clinical disorder characterized by severe loss of vision at birth. It accounts for 10 to 18% of congenital blindness cases. Some patients exhibit solely retinal blindness and show evidence of multi-systemic involvement. The presentation of this case includes bibliographic review of the subject, presentation of a clinical case and description of the importance of stomatologic handling of these patients. Knowledge and understanding of the disease as well as treatment sequels are paramount.

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Leber’s congenital amaurosis, congenital blindness

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22201/fo.1870199xp.2014.18.1%20ING.69530


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