0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Correspondence |

No Association Between Variations in the WDR36 Gene and Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma

John H. Fingert, MD, PhD; Wallace L. M. Alward, MD; Young H. Kwon, MD, PhD; Suma P. Shankar, MD, PhD; Jeaneen L. Andorf, BA; David A. Mackey, MD, FRANZCO; Val C. Sheffield, MD, PhD; Edwin M. Stone, MD, PhD
Arch Ophthalmol. 2007;125(3):434-436. doi:10.1001/archopht.125.3.434-b.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

Extract

Glaucoma is the second-leading cause of permanent blindness in developed nations.1 Of the many forms of glaucoma, primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) is the most common. Primary open-angle glaucoma is a clinically defined condition that is actually a collection of distinct diseases that are all characterized by a progressive optic nerve degeneration associated with insidious loss of visual field. There is a significant genetic contribution to the pathogenesis of POAG, and several loci associated with POAG have been mapped (GLC1A, chromosome 1q24.3-q25.22; GLC1B, chromosome 2cent-q133; GLC1C, chromosome 3q21-244; GLC1D, chromosome 8q235; GLC1E, chromosome 10p15-p146; and GLC1F, chromosome 7q35-q367). Glaucoma genes have been identified at the GLC1A8 and GLC1E9 loci.

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

Correspondence

CME
Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

87 Views
0 Citations
×

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Articles Related By Topic
Related Collections
PubMed Articles
Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();