Menkes disease - New ocular and electroretinographic findings

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1998-06-01
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Ferreira, R. C.
Heckenlively, JR
Menkes, J. H.
Bateman, J. B.
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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.
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Ophthalmology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, v. 105, n. 6, p. 1076-1078, 1998.
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