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Stargardt disease

Orpha number ORPHA827
Synonym(s) Fundus flavimaculatus
Macular dystrophy with flecks
Prevalence 1-5 / 10 000
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Autosomal recessive
Age of onset Childhood
  • H35.5
  • C0271093
MeSH -
  • 10062766
  • 47673003
  • 70099003


Stargardt disease (STGD) is a rare hereditary early-onset form of macular dystrophy that is characterized by progressive central vision loss but intact peripheral vision, mild loss of color vision, delayed dark adaptation, and macular atrophy with or without paramacular flecks and degeneration of the underlying retinal pigment epithelium (RPE).

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