Cosegregation of open-angle glaucoma and the nail-patella syndrome.

@article{Lichter1997CosegregationOO,
  title={Cosegregation of open-angle glaucoma and the nail-patella syndrome.},
  author={Paul R. Lichter and Julia E. Richards and Catherine Allaire Downs and Heather M Stringham and Michael Boehnke and Frances A. Farley},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1997},
  volume={124 4},
  pages={
          506-15
        }
}
PURPOSE To evaluate two families ascertained only for the presence of glaucoma in which both nail-patella syndrome and glaucoma occur in several generations and to determine whether the two diseases are genetically related. METHODS Ophthalmologic examinations and orthopedic examinations were performed. DNA samples from family members were screened with a microsatellite repeat marker at the argininosuccinate synthetase (ASS) locus at 9q34, and linkage analysis was performed. RESULTS Six… CONTINUE READING
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