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EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Andrew Doan, MD, PhD, University of Iowa

Category: Retina

Juvenile x-linked retinoschisis

Peripheral schisis (separation of NFL from the retina - seen in 50% of patients) with macular pigmentation and foveal cysts/schisis (seen in all patiens). Patients exhibit non-recordable B-wave on ERG.

juvenile x-linked retinoschisis
2) OCT showing separation of inner retina (NFL) from remaining retinal layers.

juvenile x-linked retinoschisis

reference: http://www.jneurosci.org/cgi/content/full/23/14/6030




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last updated: 02-08-2008
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