[Franz Best, Ger. pathologist, 1878-1902]
Vitelliform macular dystrophy that begins in childhood or adolescence, worsens in adulthood, and is characterized by degeneration of the pigment epithelium of the macula.
SYN: SEE: vitelliform degeneration
SEE: macular dystrophy; SEE: vitelliform macular dystrophy
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