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Adult-onset foveomacular vitelliform dystrophy

Disease definition

Adult-onset foveomacular vitelliform dystrophy (AOFVD) is a genetic macular dystrophy characterized by blurred vision, metamorphopsia and mild visual impairment secondary to a slightly elevated, yellow, egg yolk-like lesion located in the foveal or parafoveal region.


  • Synonym(s):
    • AOFMD
    • AVMD
    • Adult-onset foveomacular dystrophy
    • Adult-onset foveomacular dystrophy with choroidal neovascularization
    • Adult-onset vitelliform macular dystrophy
    • Gass disease
    • Pseudo-Best disease
    • Pseudo-vitelliform macular dystrophy
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: H35.5
  • OMIM: 153840  608161  616151  616152
  • UMLS: C1842914
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10909
  • MedDRA: -

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