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Retinitis Pigmentosa (Code C85045)

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Preferred Name: Retinitis Pigmentosa

Definition: A rare inherited retinal dystrophy disorder characterized by spots of black bone-spicule pigmentation of the retinal pigment epithelium. It is manifested with decreased vision in low light or in the night, followed by decreased peripheral vision, and, eventual decreased central vision. It may lead to blindness.

Label: Retinitis Pigmentosa

NCI Thesaurus Code: C85045 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0035334  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Retinitis Pigmentosa

External Source Codes: 
UMLS CUI C0035334

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C85045
Semantic_Type Disease or Syndrome

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

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