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Synonyms for nyctalopia

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Retinitis pigmentosa is a photoreceptors degenerative disorder which manifests with its initial symptoms of nyctalopia and progresses gradually by narrowing down the visual field just looking like through a tunnel.
In a span of 2 years, 340 clinical cases of dogs underwent detailed ophthalmic examination for various ocular abnormalities which included complete history pertaining to visual abnormality including onset of troubled vision, nyctalopia, hemeralopia etc.
VAD causes numerous health problems such as nyctalopia (night blindness), xerophthalmia (abnormal dryness of the eyeballs), keratomalacia (corneal ulcer) and visual impairment (blindness in both eyes).
sonchifolia), the Lilac tassel flower belonging to the family Asteraceae with the local name of Muyalchevian in Kerala state of India, is an edible plant used in the Ayurvedic system of medicine for the treatment of gastropathy, diarrhoea, ophthalmia, nyctalopia, cuts and wounds, intermittent fevers, pharyngodyma and asthma (Nair and Chopra 1996).
The candidates with nyctalopia and/ or photophobia were evaluated by full-field electroretinogram (ffERG) (Roland-Consult, Wiesbaden, Germany).
The product is used to treat nyctalopia, or night blindness, in patients with Leber's congenital amaurosis due to mutations in the RPE65 gene.
Kamran Ahsan, Obaid Khan and Abdul Salam of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, in Karachi, explain how night blindness, nyctalopia, afflicts millions and may be present at birth as a genetic disease, arise in childhood through malnutrition or injury or be a symptom of numerous eye diseases.
But Herr Stark, probably suffering from nyctalopia, or night blindness, awarded United a penalty in the 52nd minute for a very feeble tackle on 22-year-old Brazilian defender Rafael Pereira da Silva by striker Burak Yylmaz, who had come back to help his defenders.