1. partial or total loss of sight without pathology of the eye; caused by disease of optic nerve or retina or brain
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  • Haas was born with a kind of degenerative blindness called Leber's congenital amaurosis. Science Question From a Toddler: What do blind people see? Boing Boing
  • (1776-1851; ceratonyxis, formation of the pupil, amaurosis, entropium), Karl Friedrich von Grafe (1787-1840; teleangiectasis in the eye), Friedrich Jager (1784-1871; upper cutting of the cornea in the operation for cataract), Johann Nepomuk Fischer (1787-1847; pyaemic inflammation of the eye), and finally the most eminent The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman
  • Although the patients had a rare form of blindness called Leber's congenital amaurosis, researchers believe the approach can ultimately be used for a broad spectrum of disorders, including retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration. Berkshire Helps Concoct
  • Susan Robinson, chief executive officer of Seattle-based Targeted Genetics Corp., which is involved in an ongoing gene-therapy trial in Britain for Leber's congenital amaurosis. Study Shows Hope for Gene Therapy
  • There has been a lot of ink recently about a new study where researchers used gene therapy to restore sight to patients suffering from a rare form of congenital blindness known as Leber congenital amaurosis. Material World: April 2008
  • Another popular writer of detective stories was Ernest Bramah, creator of the blind detective Max Carrados, sufferer of amaurosis.
  • The news coming from the landmark gene therapy clinical trial for Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) continues to be very encouraging.
  • So, too, I said I would treat a negative disease, such as amaurosis or torpidity of liver, with the negative pole, placing the positive pole on either some healthy or morbidly positive part. A Newly Discovered System of Electrical Medication
  • About 2,000 people in the U.S. have Leber's congenital amaurosis No. 2, caused when a child inherits a certain flawed gene from both parents. Gene Holds Hope for a Blindness Cure
  • Other visual symptoms may include amaurosis fugax, diplopia and partial loss of vision.
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