Founder mutations of CYP1B1 gene in patients with congenital glaucoma from the United States and Brazil.

@article{Sena2004FounderMO,
  title={Founder mutations of CYP1B1 gene in patients with congenital glaucoma from the United States and Brazil.},
  author={Dayse Figueiredo Sena and Sharon Finzi and K Rodgers and E. Del Bono and Jonathan L. Haines and Janey L. Wiggs},
  journal={Journal of medical genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={e6}
}
P rimary congenital glaucoma is an important cause of childhood blindness worldwide. In congenital glaucoma, the anterior segment of the eye fails to develop completely; this results, in particular, in malformation of the trabecular meshwork and aqueous outflow pathways. 2 Although sporadic cases arise frequently, many cases of congenital glaucoma are inherited as an autosomal recessive trait, and the disease is common, particularly in countries in which consanguinity is customary. One gene… CONTINUE READING
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