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June 1977

Hereditary Vitelliform Macular DegenerationVariable Fundus Findings Within a Single Pedigree

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1977;95(6):979-983. doi:10.1001/archopht.1977.04450060065003

• A pedigree of 141 persons with hereditary vitelliform macular degeneration was studied. Of the 80 patients examined, 20 were affected. Fundus photographs of selected lesions in this pedigree demonstrated the broad spectrum of phenotypic expression of this hereditary disorder. This entity has an extremely variable expression even among affected members of the same family.

(Arch Ophthalmol 95:979-983, 1977)

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