"Microphthalmos" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Congenital or developmental anomaly in which the eyeballs are abnormally small.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Microphthalmos" by people in Profiles.
Variants in myelin regulatory factor (MYRF) cause autosomal dominant and syndromic nanophthalmos in humans and retinal degeneration in mice. PLoS Genet. 2019 05; 15(5):e1008130.
Failure to Target RANKL Signaling Through p38-MAPK Results in Defective Osteoclastogenesis in the Microphthalmia Cloudy-Eyed Mutant. J Cell Physiol. 2016 Mar; 231(3):630-40.
Long-term postoperative outcomes after bilateral congenital cataract surgery in eyes with microphthalmos. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2015 Sep; 41(9):1910-8.
Outcomes of pediatric cataract surgery in anterior persistent fetal vasculature. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2012 May; 38(5):849-57.
Intraoperative performance and postoperative outcomes of cataract surgery in infant eyes with microphthalmos. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2009 Mar; 35(3):519-28.
Vascular endothelial growth factor expression in the retinal pigment epithelium is essential for choriocapillaris development and visual function. Am J Pathol. 2005 Nov; 167(5):1451-9.
The microphthalmia transcription factor regulates expression of the tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase gene during terminal differentiation of osteoclasts. J Bone Miner Res. 2000 Mar; 15(3):451-60.
TFEC is a macrophage-restricted member of the microphthalmia-TFE subfamily of basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper transcription factors. J Immunol. 1999 Feb 01; 162(3):1559-65.