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Stargardt's disease: A case report

AI Apakama
EA Chianakwalam
EE Igboegwu


Stargardt's disease is a bilateral symmetrical and progressive macular dystrophy that is transmitted in autosomal recessive or dominant pattern. It usually starts between the ages of6 and 20 years and typically leads to a rapid loss ofcentral vision.

The authors describe clinical features Of a 28-year Old male patient with fundus findings Of Stargardt's disease whose symptoms were said to have started about 19 years prior to presentation. Previously there has been a single reported case in Nigeria.

We present this case that would be discussed along the lines of presentation, pathophysiology, management. We introduce an innovative and cost eflèctive method offündus examination using mobile phone technology.

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