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Bietti crystalline dystrophy


[G. B. Bietti, 20th-cent. Italian ophthalmologist]
A rare, autosomal-recessive eye disease that causes gradually worsening night blindness and peripheral vision loss. It results from the deposition of crystals in the cornea and retina, with gradual atrophy of the choroid and retina. This condition is more common in Asians than in other ethnic groups.
SYN: SEE: corneoretinal dystrophy

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Bietti Crystalline Dystrophy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749286/all/Bietti_crystalline_dystrophy.
Bietti crystalline dystrophy. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749286/all/Bietti_crystalline_dystrophy. Accessed June 18, 2019.
Bietti crystalline dystrophy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749286/all/Bietti_crystalline_dystrophy
Bietti Crystalline Dystrophy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 18]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749286/all/Bietti_crystalline_dystrophy.
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