Primary photoreceptor degenerations: Terminology

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Abstract

Retinitis pigmentosa is caused by a large number of genetic defects that result in a characteristic pattern of degeneration of the rod and cone photoreceptors and the retinal pigment epithelium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of the Eye
PublisherElsevier
Pages516-525
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9780123742032
ISBN (Print)9780123741981
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

Keywords

  • Bardet-Biedl syndrome
  • Bone spicules
  • Cone dystrophy
  • Cone-rod dystrophy
  • Dark adaptation
  • ERG
  • Electroretinogram
  • Leber congenital amaurosis
  • Pigmentary retinopathy
  • Retinal degeneration
  • Retinal dystrophy
  • Retinitis pigmentosa
  • Rod-cone dystrophy
  • Syndromic retinitis pigmentosa
  • Usher syndrome
  • Visual fields

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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