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Definition

A form of retinal patterned dystrophy, characterized by retinal pigment epithelium and Bruch's membrane changes resembling a 'dry desert land'. It begins around the age of 30 and progresses to retinitis pigmentosa. MDPT3 inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Acronym

MDPT3

Synonyms

Martinique crinkled retinal pigment epitheliopathy

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