Visual loss in infantile osteopetrosis

J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. May-Jun 1993;30(3):201-3. doi: 10.3928/0191-3913-19930501-16.


Osteopetrosis should be considered in an infant with unexplained visual loss. In particular, the possibility of this diagnosis must be intimated to the radiologist involved in the investigation of the child.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Blindness / etiology
  • Bone Density
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Osteopetrosis / complications*
  • Osteopetrosis / diagnosis
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Vision Disorders / etiology*