TITLE

Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy masquerading as ethambutol-induced optic neuropathy in a young male

AUTHOR(S)
Chowdhury, Bithi; Nagpaul, A. K.; Chowdhury, Debashish
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Sep2006, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p218
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
commentary
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented is response to an article regarding molecular characterization in two Indian families with Lebre's hereditary optic neuropathy.
ACCESSION #
22124439

 

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