age-related macular degeneration type 10

age-related macular degeneration type 10

A form (OMIM:611488) of macular degeneration—the most common cause of irreversible vision loss in the developed world—which first appears as yellowish accumulations of protein and lipids that lie beneath the retinal pigment epithelium and within an elastin-containing structure, Bruch’s membrane.

Molecular pathology
Defects in TLR4 are linked to age-related macular degeneration type 10.