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Chiari Malformations and Syringomyelia

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Liu Y, Schmidt S, Qin X, Gibson JR, Hutchins K, Santiago-Turla C, Wiggs JL, Budenz DL, Akafo S, Challa P, Herndon LW, Hauser MA, Allingham RR. Lack of Association between LOXL1 variants and Primary Open-angle Glaucoma in Three Different Populations. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Apr 17.
Pub Med ID 18421074

Challa P, Schmidt S, Liu Y, Qin X, Vann RR, Gonzalez P, Allingham RR, Hauser MA. Analysis of LOXL1 polymorphisms in a United States population with pseudoexfoliation glaucoma. Mol Vis. 2008 Jan 29;14:146-9.
Pub Med ID 18334928

Allingham RR, Wiggs JL, Hauser ER, Larocque-Abramson KR, Santiago-Turla C, Broomer B, Del Bono EA, Graham FL, Haines JL, Pericak-Vance MA, Hauser MA.Early Adult-Onset POAG Linked to 15q11-13 Using Ordered Subset Analysis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005 Jun;46(6):2002-5.

Wiggs JL, Auguste J, Allingham RR, Flor JD, Pericak-Vance MA, Rogers K,
LaRocque KR, Graham FL, Broomer B, Del Bono E, Haines JL, Hauser M. 
Lack of association of mutations in optineurin with disease in patients with
adult-onset primary open-angle glaucoma.
Arch Ophthalmol 121(8):1181-3, 2003

Challa P, Herndon LW, Hauser MA, Broomer BW, Pericak-Vance, Ababio-Danso B, Allingham RR. Prevalence of myocilin mutations in adults with primary open-angle glaucoma in Ghana, West Africa. Journal of Glaucoma 11(5):416-420, 2002.

Wiggs JL, Allingham RR, Hossain A, Kern J, Auguste J, DelBono EA, Broomer B, Lennon- Graham F, Hauser M, Pericak-Vance MA, Haines JL. Genome-wide scan for adult onset primary open angle glaucoma. Human Molecular Genetics, 9(7): 1109-1117, 2000.

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