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February 1981

Chorioretinopathy and Pituitary Dysfunction: The CPD Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology (Dr Judisch) and the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics (Dr Hanson), University of Iowa, Iowa City; the Kinsmen Pediatric Research Center, Alberta Children's Hospital and the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Dr Lowry); and the Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (Dr McGillivary).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1981;99(2):253-256. doi:10.1001/archopht.1981.03930010255006

• Four reports of a rare syndrome characterized by severe, early-onset chorioretinopathy, trichosis, and evidence of pituitary dysfunction are reviewed. Recently obtained follow-up information about these four patients is presented. A new example of this disease, the fifth case to be reported, to our knowledge, is described.