Idiopathic macular telangiectasia type 1

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Synonyms: Aneurysmal telangiectasia | Visible and exudative idiopathic juxtafoveolar retinal telangiectasis

Idiopathic macular telangiectasia type 1 is a rare acquired eye disease characterized by unilateral (rarely bilateral) abnormally dilated and tortuous capillaries around the fovea associated with multiple arteriolar and venular aneurysms lipid depositions and intra-retinal cystoid degeneration. It leads to vision loss due to macular edema with hard exudates.

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Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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