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Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy

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Synonyms of Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy

  • Best macular dystrophy
  • macular degeneration, polymorphic vitelline
  • vitelliform macular dystrophy, early-onset
  • vitelliform macular dystrophy, juvenile-onset
  • vitelliform macular dystrophy, type 2

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Best vitelliform macular dystrophy is an autosomal dominant genetic form of macular degeneration that usually begins in childhood or adolescence and slowly progresses to affect central vision. The age of onset and severity of vision loss are highly variable. Best vitelliform macular dystrophy is associated with an abnormality in the VMD2 gene.

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