Thirty-Year follow-up of an African American family with macular dystrophy of the retina, locus 1 (North Carolina macular dystrophy).

@article{Kiernan2011ThirtyYearFO,
  title={Thirty-Year follow-up of an African American family with macular dystrophy of the retina, locus 1 (North Carolina macular dystrophy).},
  author={Daniel F. Kiernan and Rohan Shah and Seenu M. Hariprasad and Michael A. Grassi and Kent W. Small and Joseph P Kiernan and William Francis Mieler},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2011},
  volume={118 7},
  pages={
          1435-43
        }
}
PURPOSE To describe clinical characteristics, including visual acuity (VA), genetic analysis, and management of complications, over a 30-year period in an African American family with macular dystrophy of the retina, locus 1 (MCDR1), commonly referred to as "North Carolina macular dystrophy." DESIGN Observational, cohort study. PARTICIPANTS Twelve family members from a 4-generation pedigree. METHODS A total of 12 African American patients in an affected family were examined. Clinical… CONTINUE READING
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