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March 1975

Olivopontocerebellar Degeneration: Clinicopathologic Correlation of the Associated Retinopathy

Author Affiliations

From the Eye Pathology Laboratory, departments of ophthalmology and pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.; †Deceased.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1975;93(3):169-172. doi:10.1001/archopht.1975.01010020177001

In two siblings with olivopontocerebellar degeneration, the retinal pigment epithelium or the sensory retinal or both appeared to be damaged first. These layers were markedly involved before secondary changes in the choriocapillaris, the inner retinal layers, or the optic nerve occurred.

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