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What is RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA – Signs , Symptoms and Treatment – Essential Points to know in Retinitis Pigmentosa

What is RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA – Essential Points to know in Retinitis Pigmentosa

What is RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA - Signs , Symptoms and Treatment - Essential Points to know in Retinitis Pigmentosa

RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA

     Most common hereditary fundus dystrophy. It is an autosomal  recessive . It is also called rod cone dystrophy. The initial symptoms is nyctalopia .It progress to visual field defects ,Mid peripheral annular defect  causes Ring Scotoma also called doughnut scotoma, which is known as tubular or tunnel vision .

Signs 

     Arteriolar attenuation

     Waxy ,pale optic disc    

What is RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA - Signs , Symptoms and Treatment - Essential Points to know in Retinitis Pigmentosa

    Bony spicule pigmentation – which is hallmark features

Systemic associations

      Most commonly associated with Lawrence moon briefly syndrome.

  1. * Usher’s disease
  2. * Refsurn disease
  3. * Abetalipoproteinemia

Diagnosis

    ERG (electroretinography)

Points to remember:

  •        Retinitis pigmentosa
  •        Ring scotoma
  •        Autosomal recessive
  •        Rod -cone dystrophy

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