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Cystoid macular dystrophy

Disease definition

Cystoid macular dystrophy is an autosomal dominantly inherited cystoid macular edema manifesting with macular atrophy, strabismus and, sometimes, pericentral retinitis pigmentosa (see this term). It is associated with a poor visual prognosis.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Autosomal dominant cystoid macular edema
    • DCMD
    • Familial macular edema
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: H35.5
  • OMIM: 153880
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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