retinitis pigmentosa

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retinitis pigmentosa
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A genetic disorder which causes loss of vision. Symptoms include decreased peripheral vision (side vision), and difficulty seeing at night.

As the condition deteriorates patients may develop tunnel vision, but it is unlikely they will lose all their sight.

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