Norrie disease and peripheral venous insufficiency

  title={Norrie disease and peripheral venous insufficiency},
  author={S Ishiko and Norihiko Kitaya and T Hikichi and H Mizumoto and A Yoshida},
Norrie disease (ND) is a rare X linked recessive disorder in which affected males are blind at birth or in early infancy. About one third develop progressive sensorineural deafness. In addition, about 25% of affected males have varying degrees of developmental delay. The ocular findings include bilateral retinal folds, retinal detachment, vitreous haemorrhage, and bilateral retrolental masses consisting of haemorrhagic vascular and glial tissue (vitreoretinal dysplasia). Histopathological… CONTINUE READING