Butterfly-shaped pigment dystrophy

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Butterfly-shaped pigment dystrophy

Synonyms: Butterfly-shaped pattern dystrophy | Butterfly-shaped pigmentary macular dystrophy

A rare patterned dystrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium characterized by abnormal accumulation of lipofuscin in a butterfly-shaped distribution at the retinal pigment epithelium level. Patients manifest with a slowly progressive loss of vision that often only becomes apparent in old age.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024

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