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What is Macular dystrophy, vitelliform?

What is Macular dystrophy, vitelliform?

  • Macular dystrophy, vitelliform: A rare inherited eye disorder that affects the retina and often results in progressive loss of central vision. Peripheral vision and night-vision are spared.

Macular dystrophy, vitelliform is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Macular dystrophy, vitelliform, or a subtype of Macular dystrophy, vitelliform, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Macular dystrophy, vitelliform as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Macular dystrophy, vitelliform: Introduction

Types of Macular dystrophy, vitelliform:

Broader types of Macular dystrophy, vitelliform:

What causes Macular dystrophy, vitelliform?

Causes of Macular dystrophy, vitelliform: see causes of Macular dystrophy, vitelliform

What are the symptoms of Macular dystrophy, vitelliform?

Symptoms of Macular dystrophy, vitelliform: see symptoms of Macular dystrophy, vitelliform

Can anyone else get Macular dystrophy, vitelliform?

More information: see contagiousness of Macular dystrophy, vitelliform
Inheritance: see inheritance of Macular dystrophy, vitelliform

Macular dystrophy, vitelliform: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Macular dystrophy, vitelliform.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Macular dystrophy, vitelliform.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Macular dystrophy, vitelliform: Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Macular dystrophy, vitelliform.
Treatments for Macular dystrophy, vitelliform: see treatments for Macular dystrophy, vitelliform

Name and Aliases of Macular dystrophy, vitelliform

Main name of condition: Macular dystrophy, vitelliform

Other names or spellings for Macular dystrophy, vitelliform:

vitelliform dystrophy, vitelliform macular dystrophy, Best disease, VMD2, Best macular dystrophy, BMD, Macular degeneration, polymorphic vitelline

BMD (Best macular dystrophy), Best disease, Best macular dystrophy, Macular degeneration, polymorphic vitelline, VMD2
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Macular dystrophy, vitelliform: Related Conditions

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