Oguchi disease


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O·gu·chi dis·ease

(ō-gū'chē), [MIM*258100]
a rare congenital nonprogressive night blindness with diffuse yellow or gray coloration of fundus; after 2 or 3 hours in total darkness, fundus resumes normal color; autosomal recessive inheritance, caused by mutation in either the arrestin gene (SAG) on 2q or the rhodopsin kinase gene (RHOK) on 13q.

O·gu·chi dis·ease

(ō-gū'chē di-zēz')
A rare congenital nonprogressive night blindness with diffuse yellow or gray coloration of fundus; after two or three hours in total darkness, fundus resumes normal color; autosomal recessive inheritance, caused by mutation in either the arrestin gene (SAG) on 2q or the rhodopsin kinase gene (RHOK) on 13q.

Oguchi disease

(ō-goo′chē)
[Chuta Oguchi, Japanese ophthalmologist, 1875–1945]
Hereditary night blindness with onset in infancy. Commonly found in Japan, the disease is rare in the U.S.

Oguchi,

Chuta, Japanese ophthalmologist, 1875-1945.
Oguchi disease - a rare congenital, nonprogressive night blindness.
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Jackson Memorial Lecture: Molecular Genetics of Oguchi Disease, Fundus