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Stargardt Disease

Stargardt Disease: Introduction

Stargardt Disease: An autosomal recessive condition which causes juvenile macular degeneration. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Stargardt Disease is available below.

Symptoms of Stargardt Disease

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Stargardt Disease: Complications

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Causes of Stargardt Disease

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Disease Topics Related To Stargardt Disease

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Stargardt Disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Stargardt Disease: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Stargardt Disease

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Stargardt Disease: Animations

Prognosis for Stargardt Disease

Prognosis for Stargardt Disease: It is a slow progressing condition and central vision loss can occur anywhere within the first few decades of life.

Research about Stargardt Disease

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Clinical Trials for Stargardt Disease

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Stargardt Disease: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Stargardt Disease:

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

 

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