[Hereditary optic neuropathies].

  title={[Hereditary optic neuropathies].},
  author={Dan Milea and Christophe Verny},
  journal={Revue neurologique},
  volume={168 10},
Hereditary optic neuropathies are a group of heterogeneous conditions affecting both optic nerves, with an autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, X-related or mitochondrial transmission. The two most common non-syndromic hereditary optic neuropathies (Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy and autosomal dominant optic atrophy) are very different in their clinical presentation and their genetic transmission, leading however to a common, non-specific optic nerve atrophy. Beyond the optic atrophy… CONTINUE READING