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Other Names for this Disease
- Congenital microcoria
- Congenital miosis
- Miosis, congenital
- Pinhole pupils
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pupils of less than 2 mm diameter and is caused by the underdevelopment of the dilator pupillae muscle of the iris. This anomaly is associated with nearsightedness and glaucoma.Congenital microcoria is a rare anomaly of the pupils. It is characterized by
Last updated: 7/19/2013
- Rouillac C, Roche O, Marchant D, Bachner L, Kobetz A, Toulemont PJ, Orssaud C, Urvoy M, Odent S, Le Marec B, Abitbol M, Dufier JL. Mapping of a Congenital Microcoria Locus to 13q31-q32. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 1998;
- Ramprasad VL, Sripriya S, Ronnie G, Nancarrow D, Saxena S, Hemamalini A, Kumar D, Vijaya L, Kumaramanickavel G. Molecular Vision. 2005; http://www.molvis.org/molvis/v11/a112/. Accessed 3/17/2008.
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