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Posterior segment eye diseases

Les pathologies du segment postérieur de l'oeil chez les personnes porteuses de trisomie 21

Although not specific to Trisomy 21, certain pathologies of the posterior segment of the eye are more frequently associated with people with Trisomy 21 than with the neurotypical population. They fall into two categories: retinal anomalies and pathologies, and optic nerve pathologies.


Find out more about their characteristics and the recommendations for their management from Dr. Hervé Walti, pediatrician at the Institut Jérôme Lejeune, in the video and accompanying fact sheet. For the full chapter, click on the links on the right of the page.

Discover below the presentation associated with this video on the subject of “Ophthalmological pathologies”.

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