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Retinitis Pigmentosa

Known as: Tapetoretinal degeneration, Pigmentary Retinopathies, Pigmentary retinopathy 
A rare inherited retinal dystrophy disorder characterized by spots of black bone-spicule pigmentation of the retinal pigment epithelium. It is… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Background and Purpose— The purpose of these guidelines is to provide an up-to-date comprehensive set of recommendations for… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Hereditary degenerations of the human retina are genetically heterogeneous, with well over 100 genes implicated so far. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Mutation of a receptor tyrosine kinase gene, Mertk, in the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) rat results in defective phagocytosis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
In spite of recent advances in identifying genes causing monogenic human disease, very little is known about the genes involved… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of inherited human diseases in which photoreceptor degeneration leads to visual loss and… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
We acknowledge with deep gratitude, generous and extensive help with previous versions of this manuscript from Sue Ashford… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We have found four mutations in the human gene encoding the β–subunit of rod cGMP phosphodiesterase (PDE β) that cosegregate with… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
THE gene for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa in a large pedigree of Irish origin has recently been found to be linked to… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Accurate clinical staging of dementia in older subjects has not previously been achieved despite the use of such methods as… Expand
Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
  • S. Liebowitz
  • Journal - American Intra-Ocular Implant Society
  • 1979
  • Corpus ID: 2057815
The first sign of retinitis pigmentosa is usually a loss of night vision, which becomes apparent in childhood. Problems with… Expand