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ret·i·nop·a·thy punc·ta·'ta al·'bes·cens[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].
Retinitis marked by numerous white or yellow spots in the fundus of the eye.See: white dot syndrome
See also: retinitis