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What is Retinoschisis of Fovea?

What is Retinoschisis of Fovea?

  • Retinoschisis of Fovea: A rare genetic disorder where the retina splits resulting in slow, progressive loss of vision corresponding to the damaged area.

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

Retinoschisis of Fovea: Introduction

Types of Retinoschisis of Fovea:

Broader types of Retinoschisis of Fovea:

Who gets Retinoschisis of Fovea?

Gender Ratio for Retinoschisis of Fovea: males only

What causes Retinoschisis of Fovea?

Causes of Retinoschisis of Fovea: see causes of Retinoschisis of Fovea

What are the symptoms of Retinoschisis of Fovea?

Symptoms of Retinoschisis of Fovea: see symptoms of Retinoschisis of Fovea

Retinoschisis of Fovea: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Retinoschisis of Fovea.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Retinoschisis of Fovea.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Retinoschisis of Fovea: Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Retinoschisis of Fovea.
Treatments for Retinoschisis of Fovea: see treatments for Retinoschisis of Fovea

Name and Aliases of Retinoschisis of Fovea

Main name of condition: Retinoschisis of Fovea

Other names or spellings for Retinoschisis of Fovea:

X-linked juvenile retinoschisis, Foveal retinoschisis, Familial foveal retinoschisis

Familial foveal retinoschisis, Foveal retinoschisis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Retinoschisis of Fovea: Related Conditions

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