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STARGARDT, Karl Bruno

1875–1927
  • Peter Beighton
  • Greta Beighton

Abstract

STARGARDT disease, or familial juvenile macular degeneration, is a heterogeneous disorder which presents in mid-childhood and slowly progresses to total blindness.

Keywords

Macular Degeneration Heterogeneous Disorder Autosomal Dominant Form Optic Nerve Damage Macular Dystrophy 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Beighton
    • 1
  • Greta Beighton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human GeneticsUniversity of Cape Town Medical SchoolSouth Africa

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