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Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy
Tree Number(s)
C11.768.585.439.433
C16.320.290.763
Unique ID
D057826
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057826
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Adult-Onset Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy
Best Disease
Best Macular Dystrophy
Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy
Best's Disease
Foveomacular Dystrophy, Adult-Onset
Foveomacular Dystrophy, Adult-Onset, With Choroidal Neovascularization
Juvenile-Onset Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy
Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic Vitelline
Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform
Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Adult-Onset
Vitelliform Dystrophy
Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy Type 2
Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy, Adult-Onset
Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy, Early-Onset
Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy, Juvenile-Onset
Previous Indexing
Corneal Dystrophies, Hereditary (1990-2010)
Retinal Degeneration (1973-2010)
See Also
Macular Degeneration
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy Preferred
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