Cerebral visual impairment
Synonyms: Cortical visual impairment
A rare neurologic disease characterized by significant visual dysfunction that cannot be explained by ocular abnormalities alone and is due to damage to post-chiasmatic visual pathways and structures during early perinatal development. Signs and symptoms include decreased visual acuity visual field defects and impairments in visual processing and attention.
Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.
Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.
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MAST Genes Research Foundation
Connecting families and fueling research into microtubule-associated serine/threonine kinase (MAST) genetic mutations to improve the quality of life and develop therapies to support affected patients and families.
Moonshots for Unicorns
Curing single-gene disorders
COMBINEDBrain is a consortium for outcome measures and biomarkers for neurodevelopmental disorders. We are collaborating to cure rare, non-verbal brain disorders.
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