alexa Optic Nerve Aplasia and Microphthalmos: A Case Report
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Journal of Genetic Syndromes & Gene Therapy
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Case Report

Optic Nerve Aplasia and Microphthalmos: A Case Report

Gian Maria Cavallini1, Matteo Forlini1, Ana Laura Gramajo2, Alberto Brombin1, Giulio Torlai1, Elisa Volpini1 and Cesare Forlini3*

1Institute of Ophthalmology, University of Modena, Modena, Italy

2Centro Privado de Ojos Romagosa – Fundación VER, Córdoba, Argentina.

3Department of Ophthalmology, “Santa Maria Delle Croci” Hospital, Ravenna, Italy

*Corresponding Author:
Cesare Forlini
Chief of Department of Ophthalmology
“Santa Maria delle Croci” Hospital
Viale V. Randi n. 5, (48121) Ravenna, Italy
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Received date: July 25, 2013; Accepted date:August 26, 2013; Published date: August 28, 2013

Citation: Cavallini GM, Forlini M, Gramajo AL, Brombin A, Torlai G, et al. (2013) Optic Nerve Aplasia and Microphthalmos: A Case Report. J Genet Syndr Gene Ther 4:175. doi:10.4172/2157-7412.1000175

Copyright: © 2013 Cavallini GM, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Optic nerve aplasia is an extremely rare anomaly that is usually associated with microphthalmos as well as with other ocular and extraocular anomalies. In this case report we describe a case of an occasional finding of unilateral complete aplasia of the optic nerve in girl at the age of 42 days, in association only with microphthalmos.


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