Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia
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BRYK JUNIOR, Agostinho et al. Bilateral amaurosis due to congenital osteopetrosis: case report and literature review. Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. [online]. 2001, vol.64, n.3, pp. 251-253. ISSN 0004-2749. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-27492001000300017.
Osteopetrosis is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder characterized by sclerotic bones associated with hematologic and neurologic abnormalities. The authors review the literature and report a case of a girl aged 2 years and 5 months who presented bilateral amaurosis due to congenital osteopetrosis.
Keywords : Osteopetrosis [congenital]; Osteopetrosis [complications]; Blindness [etiology]; Case report; Child.