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Retinitis Pigmentosa

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on 7 April 2016

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Transcript of Retinitis Pigmentosa

What causes this disorder?
mutation in gene(both parents), defective gene
What gene or chromosome is affected by this disorder?
X chromosomes, autosomal dominant and recessive gene
What are the symptoms?
rod cells breakdown
lose peripheral vision [tunnel vision]
(some other symptoms are less common and some are popular)
How is RP inherited?
x chromosome
autosomal recessive and autosomal dominate allele
Are there any treatments or cures?
There currently are no cures but there are treatments.
Other names for retinitis pigmentosa?
Referred to as
Tapetoretinal degeneration
Cone-Rode Dystrophy
Pigmentary Retinopathy
RP

Retinitis Pigmentosa
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