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How is optic atrophy type 1 inherited?
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In brief: Autosomal dominant
Optic atrophy type 1 (opa1, or kjer type optic atrophy) causes a slow loss of vision in both eyes beginning in early childhood which varies but is usually moderate, so that it seldom causes total blindness.
It is inherited in an autosomal dominant way, so usually either one or the other parent of the affected person also has the condition, though spontaneous mutation may also occur and cause it.

In brief: Autosomal dominant
Optic atrophy type 1 (opa1, or kjer type optic atrophy) causes a slow loss of vision in both eyes beginning in early childhood which varies but is usually moderate, so that it seldom causes total blindness.
It is inherited in an autosomal dominant way, so usually either one or the other parent of the affected person also has the condition, though spontaneous mutation may also occur and cause it.
Dr. William Herrera
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Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology
In brief: Optic atrophy type 1
Optic atrophy type 1 is a condition that affects vision.
Individuals with this condition have progressive vision loss that typically begins within the first decade of life. The severity of the vision loss varies widely among affected people, even among members of the same family. People with this condition can range from having nearly normal vision to complete blindness. The vision loss usually pr.

In brief: Optic atrophy type 1
Optic atrophy type 1 is a condition that affects vision.
Individuals with this condition have progressive vision loss that typically begins within the first decade of life. The severity of the vision loss varies widely among affected people, even among members of the same family. People with this condition can range from having nearly normal vision to complete blindness. The vision loss usually pr.
Dr. Idan Sharon
Dr. Idan Sharon
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