Congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium and APC mutations in Chinese with familial adenomatous polyposis.

@article{Pang2001CongenitalHO,
  title={Congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium and APC mutations in Chinese with familial adenomatous polyposis.},
  author={Chi Pui Pang and Dorothy Shu Ping Fan and Joyce W Y Keung and Larry S. Baum and Nelson L-S Tang and Joseph W Y Lau and Dennis S. C. Lam},
  journal={Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={2001},
  volume={215 6},
  pages={408-11}
}
Mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli gene (APC) often cause both congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium (CHRPE) and familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). To investigate the relationship between APC mutations, CHRPE and FAP, all FAP patients at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, were asked to participate in a study. Ten Chinese patients from 6 kindreds and their family members volunteered, along with 12 healthy control subjects selected among hospital visitors and… CONTINUE READING
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