punctate retinitis


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[MIM*136880]
a disease in which both fundi show numerous white dots or flecks through the retinae, causing night blindness; autosomal dominant inheritance, caused by mutation in the retinal degeneration, slow gene (RDS) encoding peripherin on chromosome 6p. There is also a recessive form [MIM*210370].

punctate retinitis

Retinitis marked by numerous white or yellow spots in the fundus of the eye.
See: white dot syndrome
See also: retinitis