DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Leber congenital amaurosis

Leber congenital amaurosis [DOID:14791]

Leber's congenital amaurosis (LCA) is a rare inherited eye disease that appears at birth or in the first few months of life, and affects around 1 in 80,000 of the population.. One form of LCA became well-known in the scientific community following its successful treatment with gene therapy in 2008.

Synonyms:  Leber congenital amaurosis,  DOID:14791,  AMAUROSIS CONGENITA OF LEBER I,  Leber's amaurosis (disorder),  Leber's congenital amaurosis ...