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Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy

Autosomal dominant hereditary maculopathy with childhood-onset accumulation of LIPOFUSION in RETINAL PIGMENT EPITHELIUM. Affected individuals develop progressive central acuity loss, and distorted vision (METAMORPHOPSIA). It is associated with mutations in bestrophin, a chloride channel.
Also Known As:
Adult-Onset Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy; Best Disease; Best Macular Dystrophy; Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy; Best's Disease; Juvenile-Onset Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy; Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy, Adult-Onset; Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy, Juvenile-Onset; Adult Onset Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy; Bests Disease; Disease, Best; Disease, Best's; Dystrophies, Vitelliform Macular; Dystrophy, Best Macular; Dystrophy, Vitelliform Macular; Juvenile Onset Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy; Macular Dystrophies, Vitelliform; Macular Dystrophy, Best; Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform; Vitelliform Macular Dystrophies; Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy, Adult Onset; Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy, Juvenile Onset
Networked: 157 relevant articles (9 outcomes, 9 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Choroidal Neovascularization
2. Pyoderma Gangrenosum
3. Retinal Perforations
4. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy)
5. Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy

Experts

1. Marmorstein, Alan D: 8 articles (01/2015 - 11/2002)
2. Stone, Edwin M: 7 articles (05/2015 - 02/2003)
3. Stanton, J Brett: 7 articles (01/2015 - 11/2002)
4. Marmorstein, Lihua Y: 7 articles (01/2015 - 10/2004)
5. Yu, Kuai: 5 articles (12/2013 - 11/2006)
6. Mullins, Robert F: 4 articles (05/2015 - 11/2005)
7. Hartzell, H Criss: 4 articles (03/2010 - 11/2006)
8. Peachey, Neal S: 4 articles (03/2010 - 11/2002)
9. Zack, Donald J: 4 articles (01/2009 - 02/2003)
10. Campochiaro, Peter A: 4 articles (01/2009 - 02/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy:
1. bevacizumabFDA Link
2. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor)IBA
3. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT)IBA
4. Triamcinolone Acetonide (Azmacort)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Rifampin (Rifampicin)FDA LinkGeneric
6. DapsoneFDA Link
7. densironIBA
8. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)IBA
9. LipofuscinIBA
10. Carbon MonoxideIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Intravitreal Injections
2. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Radiotherapy
5. Lasers (Laser)