Menkes disease - New ocular and electroretinographic findings

Menkes disease - New ocular and electroretinographic findings

Autor Ferreira, R. C. Google Scholar
Heckenlively, JR Google Scholar
Menkes, J. H. Google Scholar
Bateman, J. B. Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Univ Colorado
Univ Calif Los Angeles
Resumo Objective: the authors describe new ocular and electroretinog raphic (ERG) features in Menkes disease.Design: the study design is a case report.Participants: the authors studied two patients with Menkes disease.Intervention: the authors performed complete ophthalmologic and ERG evaluations in both patients.Main Outcome Measures: the parameters used were slit-lamp biomicroscopy and ERG recordings.Results: Aberrant lashes and anterior stromal hypoplasia of the iris are new findings, and profound delays in b-wave implicit time in well-developed photopic responses may be added as new ERG, features.Conclusions: Patients with Menkes disease may have aberrant lashes, anterior stromal hypoplasia, and retinal degeneration.
Idioma Inglês
Data de publicação 1998-06-01
Publicado em Ophthalmology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, v. 105, n. 6, p. 1076-1078, 1998.
ISSN 0161-6420 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Publicador Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Extensão 1076-1078
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0161-6420(98)96010-9
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000074007600040
Endereço permanente http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/25906

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