Poor vision and abnormal retina

Posted by - Posted on 05/15/2015 02:55:07 Retina and Uveitis


Describe the fundus findings in this patient with CFs vision OU. Name the systemic diseases associated with this condition

Retinitis pigmentosa consists of a group of hereditary disorders that diffusely involve photoreceptor an pigment epithelial function characterized by progressive visual field loss and abnormal ERG response. Secondary form of RP are associated with systemic diseases such as AD disorders such as Alagille syndrome, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Myotonic dystrophy, stickler syndrome etc, AR disorders such as Bardet-Biedl syndrome, Bietti crystalline retinopathy, Fredreich ataxia, Homocystinuria and X linked disorders such as Incontinentia pigmenti. Usher syndrome RP with congenital sensorineural hearing loss and is AR disorderBardet-Biedl complex of diseases involves RP, Obesity, polydactyly, hypogonadism, cognitive disability. Mostly AR disorders

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