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Norrie's disease in an Asian family.
  1. D G Harendra de Silva and
  2. D B de Silva
  1. Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, Sri Lanka.


    Norrie's disease, a congenital progressive oculo-acoustico-cerebral degenerative condition, is a sex linked recessive disorder. Previously described as atrophia oculi congeneti, it is associated with bilateral pseudotumour of the retina, lens, and corneal opacities, and phthisis bulbi. Some patients develop progressive deterioration of mental function and hearing. We report a Sri Lankan family with typical features of Norrie's disease.

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