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Retinitis Pigmentosa Underlying Cause

Retinitis pigmentosa is an inherited disease. The cells that make up the retina slowly die, resulting in progressive loss of vision.

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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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