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Retinal Dystrophies Summary

Description: A group of disorders involving predominantly the posterior portion of the ocular fundus, due to degeneration in the sensory layer of the RETINA; RETINAL PIGMENT EPITHELIUM; BRUCH MEMBRANE; CHOROID; or a combination of these tissues.

Also Known As: Dystrophies, Retinal; Dystrophy, Retinal; Retinal Dystrophy

Networked: 387 relevant articles (13 outcomes, 27 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Retinal Dystrophies

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 126 results : IBA
  2. Vitamin A (Retinol) : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results : FDA 33 Generic
  3. Complementary DNA (cDNA) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  4. Phosphotransferases (Kinase) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  5. type 1 Usher syndrome : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  6. Trimeprazine (Alimemazine) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  7. Thioredoxins : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  8. Ribonucleotides : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  9. Glucose (Dextrose) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 175 Generic
  10. Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 38 Generic
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Diseases Related to Retinal Dystrophies

  1. Retinitis Pigmentosa (Pigmentary Retinopathy)
  2. Blindness (Hysterical Blindness)
  3. Retinal Degeneration
  4. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy)
  5. Leber Congenital Amaurosis
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Key Therapies for Retinal Dystrophies

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  1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results
  2. Visual Prosthesis : 1 outcome in 3 results
  3. Light Coagulation : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Hyperbaric Oxygenation : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Intravitreal Injections : 1 study in 1 result
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