Senior-Loken syndrome (familial renal-retinal dystrophy) and Coats' disease.

  title={Senior-Loken syndrome (familial renal-retinal dystrophy) and Coats' disease.},
  author={Joel S Schuman and Kenneth V. Lieberman and Allan H. Friedman and Marvin Berger and Morris J. Schoeneman},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={100 6},
Senior-Loken syndrome is a rare hereditary disease that combines a disorder resembling familial juvenile nephronophthisis with retinitis pigmentosa. Retinitis pigmentosa is even less frequently associated with exudative retinopathy. The patient, a 15-year-old boy, had hereditary renal-retinal dystrophy combined with an exudative vasculopathy of the Coats' type. The patient is on thrice-weekly hemodialysis after two kidney transplants failed. One eye became painful and blind and was eventually… CONTINUE READING