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familial pseudoinflammatory macular degeneration


Definition: macular degeneration that occurs during the fifth decade of life, with sudden development of a central scotoma in one eye followed rapidly by a similar lesion in the opposite eye; autosomal dominant inheritance.

Synonym(s): Sorsby macular degeneration

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