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What is Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation?

What is Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation?

  • Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation: A rare genetic condition characterized by degeneration of retinal pigments, cataracts, small head and mental retardation.

Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation, or a subtype of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation, 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 Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation: Introduction

Types of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation:

Broader types of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation:

How serious is Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation?

Complications of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation: see complications of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation

What causes Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation?

Causes of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation: see causes of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation

What are the symptoms of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation?

Symptoms of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation: see symptoms of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation

Complications of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation: see complications of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation

Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation.
Treatments for Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation: see treatments for Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation

Name and Aliases of Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation

Main name of condition: Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation

Other names or spellings for Retinopathy pigmentary mental retardation:

Mirhosseini-Holmes-Walton syndrome, Retinal pigmentary degeneration, microcephaly, and severe mental retardation

Mirhosseini-holmes-walton syndrome, Syndrome of pigmentary retinal degeneration, cataract, microcephaly, and severe mental retardation
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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