X-linked retinitis pigmentosa. Profile of clinical findings.

  title={X-linked retinitis pigmentosa. Profile of clinical findings.},
  author={Gerald Allen Fishman and Marilyn D Farber and Deborah J. Derlacki},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={106 3},
An evaluation of 56 patients with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa revealed a profile of findings that include the following: night blindness within the first two decades of life; spherical refractive errors of -2.00 diopters or greater in addition to an increased prevalence of a cylindrical correction of +1.50 diopters or greater; appreciable impairment of central visual acuity to 20/200 or less by the fifth decade of life; characteristic patterns of field loss; presence of a foveal lesion in up… CONTINUE READING

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