Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type VIII (medical condition)

A rare inherited retinal disease (retinal dystrophy) that starts during the fetal stage. Vision impairment is obvious at birth or within months of birth. Type 8 is distinguished from the other forms of this condition by the genetic origin of the defect – CRB1 gene. See also Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 8