fundus albipunctatus

fun·dus al·bi·punc·ta·'tus

[MIM*136880]
a nonprogressive disorder of the retinal pigment epithelium characterized by numerous discrete, white dots; night blindness is a feature; autosomal dominant and recessive forms have been suggested.

fundus albipunctatus

A form of fleck retina disease (OMIM:136880) characterised by discrete, uniform white dots over the entire ocular fundus, with greatest density in the midperiphery and no macular involvement. Is generally accompanied by night blindness; autosomal recessive and autosomal dominant forms have been described.

Molecular pathology
Fundus albipunctatus has been linked to a mutations of RDH5 on chromosome 12q13.2 and RLBP1 on chromosome 15q26.1.

fundus albipunctatus

An autosomal recessive form of night blindness in which the retina is flecked or pigmented, and resynthesis of rhodopsin is delayed.