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March 1979

Ocular Findings in Thoracic-Pelvic-Phalangeal Dystrophy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology (Drs Allen and Hovland), and the Renal Disease Service, Department of Pediatrics (Dr Moon), University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, and the Estelle Doheny Eye Foundation, Los Angeles (Dr Minckler).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1979;97(3):489-492. doi:10.1001/archopht.1979.01020010239010

• Two unrelated patients with thoracic-pelvic-phalangeal dystrophy syndrome had retinal degeneration. A pathologic study of both eyes from one of the patients showed severe degeneration of the peripheral retina, with predominantly cone-type cells remaining.