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      Inheritance in the Etiology of Convergent Squint

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      Ophthalmologica

      S. Karger AG

      Inheritance, Etiology, Convergent squint.

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          From a study of 195 unselected cases of idiopathic squint, the authors distinguish three types of squint (simple, accommodative, and with amblyopia). Both sexes are equally affected, the age of onset is later in accommodative squint than in the other two types. The percentage of familial cases (65.4%) is comparable whatever the type of squint involved, the sex of the subjects or the age of onset. The family study and the complex segregation studies show that the hypotehsis of dominant autosomal inheritance with incomplete penetrance is the most probable for the three types, but they do not affirm that three distinct entities are involved.

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          Journal
          OPH
          Ophthalmologica
          10.1159/issn.0030-3755
          Ophthalmologica
          S. Karger AG
          0030-3755
          1423-0267
          1979
          1979
          30 March 2010
          : 179
          : 4
          : 225-234
          Affiliations
          Department of Ophthalmology and Genetic Faculty of Medicin, Paris
          Article
          308899 Ophthalmologica 1979;179:225–234
          10.1159/000308899
          548860
          © 1979 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 10
          Categories
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          Vision sciences, Ophthalmology & Optometry, Pathology

          Convergent squint., Inheritance, Etiology

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