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Retinoschisis, X-linked

Retinoschisis, X-linked: Introduction

Retinoschisis, X-linked: A rare congenital eye disorder inherited in a X-linked manner. It is characterized by the separation of the retina into two layers which results in progressive vision loss. Though close examination may show signs of the condition, symptoms such as noticeable vision impairment generally don't become evident until middle age. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Retinoschisis, X-linked is available below.

Symptoms of Retinoschisis, X-linked

Treatments for Retinoschisis, X-linked

  • Generally there is no treatment for the condition but surgery may be needed if complications develop
  • There is no cure for the condition and generally treatment is only used when complications such as retinal detachment occurs in which case surgery may be required
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Retinoschisis, X-linked: Complications

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Causes of Retinoschisis, X-linked

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Misdiagnosis and Retinoschisis, X-linked

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Prognosis for Retinoschisis, X-linked

Prognosis for Retinoschisis, X-linked: Vision loss tends to be gradual with central vision becoming noticeable during the 40's.

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Definitions of Retinoschisis, X-linked:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Retinoschisis, X-linked as a "rare disease".
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More information about Retinoschisis, X-linked

  1. Retinoschisis, X-linked: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis
 

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