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Primary Glaucoma
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Category: Ophthalmologic - Associated with the eyes and associated structures

Gene: ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif 10 (ADAMTS10) on Chromosome 20

Variant Detected: Base Substitution c.1441G>A p.Ala387Thr

Severity: Scale 3 has a moderate degree of severity, as it is not a fatal disease, though it can decrease the quality of life.

Mode of Inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Test Overview: An optic neuropathy which affects the retinal ganglion cells and optic nerve. Symptoms are characterized by increased intraocular pressure and this can lead to lens subluxation, cataract and atrophy of the optic nerve.

Research Citation(s): Ahonen, SJ. A Novel Missense Mutation in ADAMTS10 in Norwegian Elkhound Primary Glaucoma (2014) PLoS One 9(11); e111941.

Associated Breed(s): Mixed Breed,  Norwegian Elkhound,