Macular pattern dystrophy in patients with deafness and diabetes.

  title={Macular pattern dystrophy in patients with deafness and diabetes.},
  author={Christophe Bonte and Gert Matthijs and J. J. Cassiman and Anita M. Leys},
  volume={17 3},
PURPOSE To report the characteristic findings of a macular pattern dystrophy in patients with diabetes and deafness resulting from the mitochondrial point mutation at position 3243 and to expand the clinical spectrum of this condition by describing functional testing results. METHODS Four diabetic patients who were referred to the eye department for diabetic fundus examination were found to harbor a macular pattern dystrophy. Further examination of visual fields; color contrast sensitivity… CONTINUE READING

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