Central areolar choroidal dystrophy

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Synonyms: Areolar atrophy of the macula | CACD | Central areolar choroidal sclerosis

A hereditary macular disorder usually presenting between the ages of 30-60 characterized by a large area of atrophy in the centre of the macula and the loss or absence of photoreceptors retinal pigment epithelium and choriocapillaris in this area resulting in a progressive decrease in visual acuity.

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