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Goldmann-Favre syndrome

Disease definition

Goldmann-Favre syndrome (GFS) is a vitreoretinal dystrophy characterized by early onset of night blindness, reduced bilateral visual acuity, and typical fundus findings (progressive pigmentary degenerative changes, macular edema, retinoschisis).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Enhanced S-cone syndrome
    • Retinoschisis with early nyctalopia
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Adolescent, Childhood
  • ICD-10: H35.5
  • OMIM: 268100
  • UMLS: C0339541  C1849394
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10781
  • MedDRA: -

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