Progressive retinal dystrophy due to retinol transport defect

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Synonyms: Retinol dystrophy-iris coloboma-comedogenic acne syndrome

Progressive retinal dystrophy due to retinol transport defect is a rare genetic metabolite absorption and transport disorder characterized by progressive rod-cone dystrophy usually presenting with impaired night vision in childhood progressive loss of visual acuity and severe retinol deficiency without keratomalacia. Association with ocular colobomas severe acne and hypercholesterolemia has been reported.

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Mississippi Metabolics Foundation

Our mission at Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) is to advocate, educate, and support families in MS affected by genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM's). MMF promotes initiatives and further advancements in legislation, education, research, clinical trials, studies, therapies, targeted treatments, and eventual cures for IEM’s and all rare diseases.

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