Foveomacular vitelliform dystrophy, adult type. A clinicopathologic study including electron microscopic observations.

@article{Patrinely1985FoveomacularVD,
  title={Foveomacular vitelliform dystrophy, adult type. A clinicopathologic study including electron microscopic observations.},
  author={James Randall Patrinely and Richard Alan Lewis and Ramon L. Font},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1985},
  volume={92 12},
  pages={
          1712-8
        }
}
Foveomacular vitelliform dystrophy, adult type (FVDAT), is a dystrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) characterized in part by autosomal dominant inheritance, midlife onset, mild visual loss, and various patterns of foveal yellow deposits located at the level of the pigment epithelium. Detailed pathologic studies of two postmortem eyes from a 61-year-old woman with documented FVDAT disclosed striking abnormalities involving mainly the foveal RPE and overlying photoreceptors. By light… CONTINUE READING
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