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What is Juvenile Retinoschisis?

What is Juvenile Retinoschisis?

  • Juvenile Retinoschisis: An inherited eye condition where degenerative changes in the eye causes the retina to split. The severity and age of onset of symptoms can vary.
  • Juvenile Retinoschisis: X chromosome recessive disorder, found nearly exclusively in males and becoming apparent around puberty. Characterized initially by a cystlike structure involving the FOVEA CENTRALIS, a peripheral retinoschisis occurs in about half the patients.
    Source - Diseases Database

Juvenile Retinoschisis: Introduction

Types of Juvenile Retinoschisis:

Broader types of Juvenile Retinoschisis:

Who gets Juvenile Retinoschisis?

Gender Ratio for Juvenile Retinoschisis: Males only as it is inherited in a X-linked manner.

How serious is Juvenile Retinoschisis?

Complications of Juvenile Retinoschisis: see complications of Juvenile Retinoschisis

What causes Juvenile Retinoschisis?

Causes of Juvenile Retinoschisis: see causes of Juvenile Retinoschisis

What are the symptoms of Juvenile Retinoschisis?

Symptoms of Juvenile Retinoschisis: see symptoms of Juvenile Retinoschisis

Complications of Juvenile Retinoschisis: see complications of Juvenile Retinoschisis

Onset of Juvenile Retinoschisis: Symptoms often occur during childhood or even infancy in severe cases in some patients, symptoms may not become apparent until the middle of adulthood.

Juvenile Retinoschisis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Juvenile Retinoschisis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Juvenile Retinoschisis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Juvenile Retinoschisis: see treatments for Juvenile Retinoschisis

Name and Aliases of Juvenile Retinoschisis

Main name of condition: Juvenile Retinoschisis

Other names or spellings for Juvenile Retinoschisis:

Retinoschisis, Juvenile, X-Linked Source - Diseases Database


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