Amblyopie

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Amblyopie

Synonym(e) - Schwachsichtigkeit - Sehleistung, herabgesetzte - Anisotropische Amblyopie

Definition: A nonspecific term referring to impaired vision. Major subcategories include stimulus deprivation-induced amblyopia and toxic amblyopia. Stimulus deprivation-induced amblyopia is a developmental disorder of the visual cortex. A discrepancy between visual information received by the visual cortex from each eye results in abnormal cortical development. STRABISMUS and REFRACTIVE ERRORS may cause this condition. Toxic amblyopia is a disorder of the OPTIC NERVE which is associated with ALCOHOLISM, tobacco SMOKING, and other toxins and as an adverse effect of the use of some medications.

Überbegriff(e)

  • Nervensystemkrankheiten
  • Zentralnervensystemkrankheiten
  • Hirnkrankheiten
  • Amblyopie

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