Novel heterozygous OTX2 mutations and whole gene deletions in anophthalmia
, microphthalmia and coloboma.
These include a single case of myelomeningocele and a single case of anophthalmia
with severe oblique facial clefts and amniotic banding.
Ultrasound fails to see babyAAEs lack of eyes Brielle Garrison, was born with a rare condition called Anophthalmia
which is a total lack of eye tissue.
Nitrofurantoins were associated with anophthalmia
or microphthalmos, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, atrial septal defects, and cleft lip with cleft palate.
and Coloboma can affect only one baby in every 100,000, but the effects -being born with no eyes or significantly weaker vision -can be devastating.
2] or phenyl mercuric acetate induce abortion, growth retardation, and generate subcutaneous edema, excencephaly and anophthalmia
(Chan 1998; Urbach et al.
And it was days before they learned the devastating truth - Thomas was one of only 35 babies born each year in the UK to suffer from a genetic condition called bilateral anophthalmia
- meaning he had no eyes.