Disease Information for Aniridia

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Aniridia/congenital
Eye symptoms/signs
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Blindness in Children
Congenital Blindness
Glaucoma
Wilms tumor/nephroblastoma
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eyes/accessory (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 11p13
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Hereditofamilial (category)
Definition

A congenital abnormality in which there is only a rudimentary iris. This is due to the failure of the optic cup to grow. Aniridia also occurs in a hereditary form, usually autosomal dominant.

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