Choroideremia

Choroideremia ə is an X-linked recessive retinal degenerative disease that leads to the degeneration of the choriocapillaris, the retinal pigment epithelium, and the photoreceptor of the eye. Choroideremia (CHM) is a rare inherited disorder that causes progressive loss of vision due to degeneration of the choroid and retina. It occurs almost excl...
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choroideremia

(kor″oid-әr-e´me-ә) hereditary degeneration of the choroid of the eye, caused by a gene located on the X chromosome. In males, it eventually leads to blindness as degeneration of the retinal pigment epithelium progresses to complete atrophy; in females, it is nonprogressive and vision is usually ...
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choroideremia

Type: Term Pronunciation: kō-roy-der-ē′mē-ă Definitions: 1. Progressive degeneration of the choroid in males, occasionally in females, beginning with peripheral pigmentary retinopathy, followed by atrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium and of the choriocapillaris, night blindness, progressive constriction of visual fiel...
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