Progressive cone dystrophy
Synonyms: Cone dystrophy
A rare retinal dystrophy characterized by photophobia progressive loss of visual acuity nystagmus visual field abnormalities abnormal color vision and psychophysical and electrophysiological evidence of abnormal cone function. Progressive cone dystrophy usually presents in childhood or early adult life and patients tend to develop rod photoreceptor dysfunction in later life.
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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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