tapetoretinal degeneration

tapetoretinal degeneration
degeneration of the pigmented layer of the retina, as occurs in retinitis pigmentosa and other disorders.

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  • gyrate atrophy of choroid and retina — an autosomal recessive form of tapetoretinal degeneration, caused by mutations in the OAT gene (locus: 10q26) that result in ornithine aminotransferase deficiency and hyperornithinemia. It is marked by ring shaped areas of thinning in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • leopard fundus — the mottled fundus of the eye seen in tapetoretinal degeneration; called also leopard retina …   Medical dictionary

  • Alezzandrini syndrome — a rare disorder of unknown pathogenesis, characterized by unilateral tapetoretinal degeneration followed by facial vitiligo and poliosis on the same side, sometimes associated with deafness …   Medical dictionary

  • Forsius-Eriksson syndrome — X linked tapetoretinal degeneration, formerly thought to be a form of ocular albinism, caused by a mutation in the CACNA1F gene (locus: Xp11.23), which encodes a voltage gated calcium channel subunit. Symptomatic males exhibit foveal hypoplasia,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Senior-Loken syndrome — a rare autosomal recessive syndrome of tapetoretinal degeneration and familial juvenile nephronophthisis; it is considered by some authorities to be a part of the juvenile nephronophthisis–medullary cystic disease complex. Called also renal… …   Medical dictionary

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