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Juvenile retinoschisis

Other Names for this Disease
  • Retinoschisis juvenile X chromosome-linked
  • Retinoschisis X-linked
  • X-linked juvenile retinoschisis
  • X-linked retinoschisis
  • XJR
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  • My sister's son has been diagnosed with juvenile retinoschisis, and she has been told she is a carrier.  What is the risk that I am a carrier and that my son has this condition? Click here for answer

  • My best friend has juvenile retinoschisis. He is almost 16 and is already suffering from loss of vision. How does this condition affect a person's vision? What is the status of treatment and where do medical studies stand? Click here for answer