Childhood Blindness


Ismail K Jalili

FRCS, DO, FRCOphth


hd

Childhood Onset Visual Impairment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip:

Blind Schools Survey 1985-1987. Ismail K Jalili

First published on the web in 2005 (Revised November 2010) contact the author

Acknowledgements pdf
Acronyms and codes used in family sequence table pdf
Preface pdf
Chapter

PART I: INTRODUCTION

Abstract pdf
1 Aims and Objectives pdf
2 Historical Preamble pdf
3 Epidemiological Methods pdf
4 History and Geography of Palestine pdf
5 Demography of the West Bank & the Gaza Strip
(within the context of the Arab world
)
pdf

PART II: A REVIEW OF LITERATURE

6 Childhood Blindness Worldwide pdf
7 Childhood Blindness Middle East and North Africa (MENA) pdf
8 Prevention of Blindness pdf
9 Consanguinity pdf
pdf
PART III: METHODOLOGY
10 Methodology pdf

PART IV: RESULTS

11 Summary of the Results pdf
12 Patients and Sibships pdf
13 Visual Acuities pdf
14 Anatomical Classification pdf
15 Aetiological Classification pdf
16 Marriage Patterns and Inheritance pdf
17

Discussion: Epidemiology of Blindness

pdf
PART V: CLINICAL CONDITIONS
18 Genetic Conditions: Clinical Aspects, Epidemiology and Discussion pdf Plates

PART VI: APPENDICES
App 1 Population Data pdf
App 2 Family Figures pdf
App3 Prevalence Figures pdf
App4 Protocol booklet to paramedics (pdf only) pdf
App5 Proposed prevention of Childhood Blindness Programme (pdf only) pdf
MONOGRAPHS
Non hereditary Blinding conditions (Not available as html) pdf
^
Publications Arising from this Childhood Blindness Survey
A study in pleiotropy Jalili syndrome. 

Pratibha Nair, Tasneem Obeid, Ghazi Omar Tadmouri,Najib Al-Khaja1 and Ismail K Jalili.
Hamdan Medical Journal 2013; 6:233240. Link
Cone-rod dystrophy and amelogenesis imperfecta (Jalili syndrome): phenotypes and environs. Jalili IK

Eye 2010; 24, 1659-1668 Author's Manuscript  htm / pdf
 

Mutations in CNNM4 Cause Jalili syndrome, consisting of autosomal-recessive cone-rod dystrophy and amelogenesis imperfecta (PubMed Central)

Parry DA, Mighell AJ, El-Sayed W, Shore RC, Jalili IK, Dollfus H, Bloch-Zupan A, Carlos R, Carr IM, Downey LM, Blain KM, Mansfield DC, Shahrabi M, Heidari M, Aref P, Abbasi M, Michaelides M, Moore AT, Kirkham J, Inglehearn CF. American Journal of Human Genetics; 2009: 84: 26673.

(The gene was found simultaneously by Polok and Colleagues. See American Journal of Human genetics. 2009, 84: 259-65).
 
Identification of a locus on chromosome 2q11 at which recessive amelogenesis imperfecta and cone-rod dystrophy cosegregate. 

Downey LM, Keen TJ, Jalili IK, McHale J, Aldred MJ, Robertson SP, Mighell A, Fayle S, Wissinger B, Inglehearn CF. European Journal of Human Genetics 2002; 19: 865-860.
Increased band sharing in DNA fingerprints of an inbred human population. 

Bellamy RJ, Inglehearn CF, Jalili IK, Jeffreys AJ, Bhattacharya SS. Human Genetics 1991; 87: 341-347.

Congenital onset central chorioretinal dystrophy associated with high myopia.

Iqbal M, Jalili IK.
Eye 1998;12:260-265. (Only hardcopy reprints available) syndrome #3
 

Cone rod congenital amaurosis associated with congenital hypertrichosis:  an autosomal recessive condition. 
Jalili IK.  Journal of Medical Genetics, 1989; 26: 504-5l0.
(OMIM 204110)  (syndrome #2)

A progressive cone-rod dystrophy and amelogenesis imperfecta: a new syndrome.  (OMIM 217080)
Jalili IK, Smith NJD. Journal of Medical Genetics 1988; 25: 738-40 (Pubmed Central)
With a great sadness Professor David Smith died in March 2010. (Obituary by the BDJ)
David Smith
Obituary: David Smith. B. O'Riordan, L. Brocklebank & E. Whaites. British Dental Journal 209, 53 (2010) Link
Go to Mr Jalili's other publications and presentations
^
Newer Related Publications by other authors Link

Ismail K Jalili 2000-2016