Choroideremia: A rare, inherited, progressive eye disease that causes degeneration of the retina and blindness. The disease usually only affects males.
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Prognosis for Choroideremia:
blindness usually occurs by middle age
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Definitions of Choroideremia:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Choroideremia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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