Blue Cone Monochromatism

Common Name(s)

Blue Cone Monochromatism

Blue cone monochromatism is an inherited X-linked vision disorder. In this condition both red and green cone sensitivities are absent, however rod function and blue cone sensitivities are present. Signs and symptoms include severely reduced visual acuity (clearnes), eccentric fixation, infantile nystagmus that decreases with age, no obvious retinal abnormalities, and poor or no color discrimination.
 

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Vision of Children Foundation

Our mission is to cure hereditary childhood blindness and other vision disorders, and to improve the lives of visually impaired individuals and their families.

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Blue Cone Monochromatism" for support, advocacy or research.

Vision of Children Foundation

Our mission is to cure hereditary childhood blindness and other vision disorders, and to improve the lives of visually impaired individuals and their families.

http://www.visionofchildren.org

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Blue Cone Monochromatism" returned 2 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical utility gene card for: blue cone monochromatism.
 

Author(s): Susanne Kohl, Christian P Hamel

Journal: Eur. J. Hum. Genet.. 2011 Jun;19(6):.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Rod and rod-driven function in achromatopsia and blue cone monochromatism.
 

Author(s): Anne Moskowitz, Ronald M Hansen, James D Akula, Susan E Eklund, Anne B Fulton

Journal: Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.. 2009 Feb;50(2):950-8.

 

To evaluate rod photoreceptor and postreceptor retinal function in pediatric patients with achromatopsia (ACHR) and blue cone monochromatism (BCM) using contemporary electroretinographic (ERG) procedures.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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