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What is Retinitis pigmentosa 27?

What is Retinitis pigmentosa 27?

  • Retinitis pigmentosa 27: Retinitis pigmentosa is an inherited eye disorder characterized by progressive loss of peripheral vision and night vision difficulties that can cause central vision loss. There are a large number of genes linked to retinitis pigmentosa. Type 27 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 14q11.1-q11.2.

Retinitis pigmentosa 27: Introduction

Types of Retinitis pigmentosa 27:

Broader types of Retinitis pigmentosa 27:

How serious is Retinitis pigmentosa 27?

Prognosis of Retinitis pigmentosa 27: night blindness occurs by the age of 20 followed by progressive loss of visual field and visual acuity
Complications of Retinitis pigmentosa 27: see complications of Retinitis pigmentosa 27

What causes Retinitis pigmentosa 27?

Causes of Retinitis pigmentosa 27: see causes of Retinitis pigmentosa 27
Cause of Retinitis pigmentosa 27: The genetic anomaly is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner.

What are the symptoms of Retinitis pigmentosa 27?

Symptoms of Retinitis pigmentosa 27: see symptoms of Retinitis pigmentosa 27

Complications of Retinitis pigmentosa 27: see complications of Retinitis pigmentosa 27

Retinitis pigmentosa 27: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Retinitis pigmentosa 27.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Retinitis pigmentosa 27.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Retinitis pigmentosa 27: Medical Geneticist, Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Retinitis pigmentosa 27.
Treatments for Retinitis pigmentosa 27: see treatments for Retinitis pigmentosa 27

Name and Aliases of Retinitis pigmentosa 27

Main name of condition: Retinitis pigmentosa 27

Other names or spellings for Retinitis pigmentosa 27:

RP27

 

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