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Medical Term:

retinopathy punctata albescens

 

Definition: a disease in which both fundi show numerous white dots or flecks through the retinae, causing night blindness; autosomal dominant inheritance, caused by mutation in the retinal degeneration, slow gene (RDS) encoding peripherin on chromosome 6p. There is also a recessive form [MIM*210370].

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