Symptom: Blindness


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Blindness: Loss of sight in one or both eyes
Detailed cause information for symptom: Blindness:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Blindness (34 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Blindness (23 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Blindness (31 conditions)

  • Disease information: see also Blindness condition information
  • Causes of Blindness (11 conditions)
    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Blindness: night blindness (3), blind spot (9)
    Blindness type of: Vision changes (114), Vision loss (54), Impaired vision (92)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Blindness: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Blindness as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Blindness: The following list of conditions have 'Blindness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Age-related macular degeneration ... blind spot
  • Alveolar Hydatid Disease ... blindness
  • Anencephaly ... blindness

    C

  • Canavan disease ... blindness
  • Cataracts ... degraded night vision
  • Choroiditis ... gradual blindness in one eye
  • Craniosynostosis ... blindness
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease ... blindness

    E

  • Ebola ... blindness

    H

  • Hydranencephaly ... blindness
  • Hysteria ... blindness

    K

  • Krabbé Disease ... blindness

    M

  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy ... blindness
  • Mitochondrial diseases ... blindness
  • Multiple Sclerosis ... blindness in one eye

    N

  • Night blindness ... night blindness

    O

  • Ocular histoplasmosis syndrome ... blind spot

    S

  • Sandhoff Disease ... early blindness
  • Septo-Optic Dysplasia ... blindness in one eye, blindness (both eyes)
  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis ... Blindness
  • Syphilis ... blindness

    T

  • Tay Sachs ... blindness

    V

  • Vitamin A deficiency ... night blindness
    Conditions listing complications: Blindness: The following list of conditions have 'Blindness' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Age-related macular degeneration ... blindness
  • Alpers Syndrome ... blindness

    B

  • Batten Disease ... progressive loss of sight, blindness
  • Behcet's Disease ... blindness
  • Benign essential blepharospasm ... blindness

    C

  • Cataracts ... blindness
  • Closed-angle glaucoma ... Blindness
  • Corneal ulcer ... permanent vision loss

    D

  • Diabetic Retinopathy ... permanent blindness

    G

  • Glaucoma ... blindness

    I

  • Infant Cytomegalic virus ... blindness

    K

  • Keratitis ... loss of sight, blindness

    L

  • Leprosy ... blindness

    M

  • Multiple Sclerosis ... blindness

    O

  • Ocular Herpes ... blindness
  • Open-angle glaucoma ... blindness
  • Optic neuritis ... permanent vision loss

    R

  • Retinal detachment ... blindness, permanent vision loss
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa ... blindness
  • Retinopathy ... blindness
  • Retinopathy of prematurity ... blindness
  • Rift Valley Fever ... permanent vision loss

    S

  • Sandhoff Disease ... blindness
  • Sarcoidosis ... blindness
  • Shingles ... temporary blindness, permanent blindness
  • Syphilis ... blindness

    T

  • Temporal arteritis ... blindness
  • Trachoma ... blindness

    U

  • Usher Syndrome ... Blindness

    V

  • Vitamin A deficiency ... blindness, night blindness
  • Von Hippel-Lindau Disease ... blindness

    Related medical articles for Blindness:
  • Introduction: Blindness
  • Basic Summary for Blindness
  • Types of Blindness
  • Causes of Blindness


    Last revised: Nov 3, 2003

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