Disease Information for Retinitis pigmentosa

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Nystagmus,coarse/Brainstem type
Bilateral Vision Loss
Chronic Progressive Vision Loss
Chronic Vision Loss, Persistent
Color blindness acquired/dimming
Decreasing visual acuity
Decreasing visual acuity in Children
Eye symptoms/signs
Field cut/bilateral on visual exam/sign
Night blindness/Impaired night vision
Ophthalmoscopic/Fundoscopic exam/abnormal
Peripheral vision/loss
Retinal pigmentation
Retinal scar/gliosis
Retinal vessel sclerosis/attenuation
Retinopathy signs on exam
Tunnel Vision
Vision Loss
Visual acuity decreasing
Visual Problems
Visual symptoms
Waxy pallor/optic disk
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Family History
Family history/Eye disorders/Blindness
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Population/Male
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
Nerve Conduction Study Abnormal ENG
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Vitamin A deficiency/Avitaminosis A
Associated Disease & Complications
Blindness
Blindness in Children
Blindness in Elderly
Hereditary Blindness
Irvine-Gass Syndrome
Retinal Dysplasia
Retinitis pigmentosa
Retinopathy
Visual acuity loss
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eyes/accessory (category)
CLASS/Retina involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 17p13
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 17
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 17p
Pathophysiology/Gene Locus Identified/OMIM database
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Macular involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 8q11-q13
Pathophysiology/Gene locus chromosome 8
Process
PROCESS/Hereditofamilial (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disorder (category)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Hydroxychloraquin (Plaquenil)
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/No effective/definitive treatment yet available
Definition

group of inherited abnormalities in the retina; characterized by night blindness, retinal atrophy, weakening of the retinal vessels, pigment clumping, and contraction of the visual field.

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