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Definition

An autosomal recessive disease characterized by hearing loss, visual impairment and optic atrophy, with onset in the first or second decades of life. Optic atrophy is caused by degeneration of nerve fibers which arise in the retina and converge to form the optic disk, optic nerve, optic chiasm and optic tracts.

Acronym

ANOA

Keywords

Deafness
Neuropathy

 
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