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Flecked retina associated with ring 17 chromosome.
  1. S J Charles,
  2. A T Moore,
  3. B C Davison,
  4. H M Dyson and
  5. L Willatt
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.


    We report the case of a mentally retarded male with a ring 17 chromosome who had subretinal drusen-like deposits in each eye. This is the second report of flecked retina in a patient with ring 17 chromosome, suggesting that there may be a causal relationship between abnormalities of chromosome 17 and retinal pigment epithelial or photoreceptor dysfunction.

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