Retinitis pigmentosa and related disorders: phenotypes of rhodopsin and peripherin/RDS mutations.

@article{Shastry1994RetinitisPA,
  title={Retinitis pigmentosa and related disorders: phenotypes of rhodopsin and peripherin/RDS mutations.},
  author={B. Shastry},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  year={1994},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={467-74}
}
  • B. Shastry
  • Published 1994 in American journal of medical genetics
Retinitis pigmentosa comprises a group of clinically variable and genetically heterogeneous inherited disorders of the retina. It is estimated that approximately 1.5 million people throughout the world are affected by this disease. It is a slowly progressive disorder and causes loss of night vision and peripheral visual field in adolescence. It can be inherited through an autosomal dominant, recessive, or X-linked mode; the autosomal dominant form is considered to be the mildest form. Molecular… CONTINUE READING
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