Leber's congenital amaurosis

Leber's congenital amaurosis
a hereditary disease (inherited as an autosomal recessive condition) causing severe visual loss in infants. The fundus usually appears to be normal when examined with an ophthalmoscope, but marked abnormalities are found on the ERG (see electroretinography), usually with extinguished wave pattern.[Leber (1840–1917), German ophthalmologist]

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