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.
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fundus albipunctatusA 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.
Fundus albipunctatus has been linked to a mutations of RDH5 on chromosome 12q13.2 and RLBP1 on chromosome 15q26.1.
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An autosomal recessive form of night blindness in which the retina is flecked or pigmented, and resynthesis of rhodopsin is delayed.
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