Synonyms: CHM | Tapetochoroidal dystrophy
Choroideremia (CHM) is an X-linked chorioretinal dystrophy characterized by progressive degeneration of the choroid retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) and retina.
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Choroideremia Research Foundation
Raise funds in support of scientific research leading to a treatment or cure of choroideremia, a hereditary retinal-degenerative disease that causes blindness; to educate people affected by the disease; and to inform the public.
Syndromes Without A Name (SWAN) Australia
Provide information, support and advocacy to families caring for a child with an undiagnosed or rare genetic condition.
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