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897 Possible Causes for Progressive Loss of Vision, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Retinopathy

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

    What is Retinitis Pigmentosa? Retinitis Pigmentosa is the name given to a hereditary disease of the retina in the eye.[] She developed proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) during the course of disease. She was promptly managed with pan retinal photocoagulation (PRP).[] A 35-year-old man presented with history of painless, progressive loss of vision in the left eye for the past 7 years.[]

  • Usher Syndrome Type 1

    In view of the combination of profound hearing loss, vestibular dysfunction, and retinitis pigmentosa in the patients, we classified the disease as USH1.[] […] type I is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by profound congenital hearing impairment and vestibular dysfunction followed by the onset of progressive pigmentary retinopathy[] Usher syndrome type 3 is characterized by post-lingual, progressive hearing loss, late-onset progressive vision loss due to retinitis pigmentosa and variable loss of vestibular[]

  • Laurence Moon Syndrome

    Moon: Four cases of «retinitis pigmentosa» occurring in the same family, and accompanied by general imperfections of development.[] In one specific case, patients of the same family were described to exhibit retinopathy, subaverage intellectual ability, first metacarpal hypoplasia, abnormal development[] We here present a case report of 18 year old male patient presenting in medicine department with weakness of both lower limbs, inability to walk, progressive loss of vision[]

  • Retinitis

    Retinitis pigmentosa treatment Currently, there is no known cure or standard treatment for retinitis pigmentosa.[] Diabetic Retinopathy Macular Degeneration Retinitis Pigmentosa Retinal Detachment[] A loss of side vision, or tunnel vision, is also common as RP progresses.[]

  • Retinopathy

    Genetic causes of congenital retinitis pigmentosa/ Leber's congenital amaurosis could be excluded by whole exome sequencing.[] There are several types of retinopathy, like diabetic retinopathy, hypertensive retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity, radiation retinopathy, solar retinopathy, sickle-cell[] Over time this causes photoreceptor cells to die and progressive loss of vision results.[]

  • Retinal Macular Dystrophy Type 2

    pigmentosa 69 AR 3 4 KLHL7 Retinitis pigmentosa, Retinitis pigmentosa 42 AD 12 11 LCA5 Leber congenital amaurosis AR 10 49 LRAT Retinitis pigmentosa, juvenile, Leber congenital[] This stage of retinopathy is called non-proliferative or background retinopathy.[] loss of vision. (10) If both parents carry the ABCA4 mutation, there’s a 25 percent chance that a child will have the condition since it is a recessive gene. (12) No cure[]

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa Type 4

    Additional Resources for Retinitis Pigmentosa MedlinePlus: Retinitis Pigmentosa NEI: Retinitis Pigmentosa GARD: Retinitis Pigmentosa Genetics Home Reference: Retinitis Pigmentosa[] 185 Management of Diabetic Retinopathy 188 Retinal Artery Occlusion 193 Retinal Vein Occlusion 195 Cardiovascular Disease 200 Retinopathy of Prematurity 203 Other Retinal[] They are characterized by a gradual breakdown and degeneration of photoreceptor cells, which results in a progressive loss of vision.[]

  • Pigmented Paravenous Retinochoroidal Atrophy

    We report a unique case of a patient with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) phenotype in one eye and pigmented paravenous retinochoroidal atrophy (PPRCA) phenotype in the other eye[] Apply the latest knowledge on anti-VEGF therapy for age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and vein disease.[] A 66-year-old female patient was referred to the author's center for gradual progressive loss of vision in both eyes and photophobia of 2 years duration.[]

  • Retinitis pigmentosa 40

    Abstract Analysis of genetic heterogeneity in 40 kindreds with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP), with 20 polymorphic markers, showed that significant heterogeneity is[] Definition A retinal dystrophy belonging to the group of pigmentary retinopathies.[] A loss of side vision, or tunnel vision, also is common as RP progresses.[]

  • Stargardt Macular Degeneration

    , cone-rod dystrophy and a subset of retinitis pigmentosa.[] […] macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic retinopathy (DR) have decrease in central vision from damage to photoreceptors.[] Loss of photoreceptor cells leads to progressive vision loss in people with Stargardt macular degeneration.[]

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