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Mesh term Retinitis Pigmentosa

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Eye Diseases, Hereditary
Retinal Dystrophies


Hereditary, progressive degeneration of the retina due to death of ROD PHOTORECEPTORS initially and subsequent death of CONE PHOTORECEPTORS. It is characterized by deposition of pigment in the retina.

Browse to child terms:
Alstrom Syndrome
Kearns-Sayre Syndrome
Usher Syndromes

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