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Gyrate Atrophy (GA)

Gyrate atrophy is an autosomal recessively inherited disorder, which is due to a lack of the protein enzyme ornithine keto-acid aminotransferase (OAT), resulting in an increased blood serum level of ornithine (hyperornithinemia).

The symptoms are progressive "night blindness" and peripheral vision loss.

 

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