Blue cone monochromatism

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Blue cone monochromatism

Synonyms: Atypical X-linked achromatopsia | Blue cone monochromacy | Color blindness, blue monocone monochromatic type | S cone monochromacy | S cone monochromatism | X-linked incomplete achromatopsia

Blue cone monochromatism (BCM) is a recessive X-linked disease characterized by severely impaired color discrimination low visual acuity nystagmus and photophobia due to dysfunction of the red (L) and green (M) cone photoreceptors. BCM is as an incomplete form of achromatopsia (see this term).

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.

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