Retinoschisis is an X-linked recessive eye disease leading to moderate to severe visual handicap at late adulthood. Affected males usually have mild visual impairment during childhood, often discovered at routine visus controls at schools. Some patients may stay symptomless till adulthood. Most patients retain reasonable vision until fifth or sixth decades when some deterioration usually takes place. Total blindness is an exception.

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Kellogg Eye Center
Definition, symptoms, and treatment of Retinoschisis.
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
Detailed references and genetic information on Retinoschisis.
Retinoschisis - Wikipedia
Summarizes the known facts about the disease.
Retinoschisis Sequence Variation Database
Listing of all allelic variants in the RS1 gene.
RS links
Jon Diercks's links about X-Linked Recessive Juvenile Retinoschisis.
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