Best disease

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Best dis·ease

(best), [MIM*153700]
autosomal dominant macular degeneration beginning during the first years of life.

Best dis·ease

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Autosomal dominant macular degeneration beginning during the first years of life.
Synonym(s): vitelliform retinal dystrophy.

Best disease

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[Franz Best, Ger. pathologist, 1878–1902]
Vitelliform macular dystrophy that begins in childhood or adolescence, worsens in adulthood, and is characterized by degeneration of the pigment epithelium of the macula.
Synonym: vitelliform degeneration See: macular dystrophy; vitelliform macular dystrophy

Best,

Franz, German pathologist, 1878-1920.
Best carmine stain - a method for the demonstration of glycogen in tissues.
Best disease - autosomal dominant retinal degeneration beginning during the first years of life.