Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
Am J Ophthalmol. 1990 Jan 15;109(1):44-8.

Autosomal dominant congenital stationary night blindness and normal fundus with an electronegative electroretinogram.

Author information

  • 1Department of Ophthalmology, New York University Medical Center, NY 10016.

Abstract

We studied three members of three successive generations of a family with autosomal dominant congenital stationary night blindness and normal fundi. Psychophysical studies on two members showed normal final cone thresholds and mildly increased rod thresholds. Full-field electroretinograms on all three members showed normal photopic b-wave amplitudes and implicit times. Under scotopic conditions, the rod response was absent, and with a bright flash stimulus, there was a normal a-wave with no b-wave. This electronegative dark-adapted electroretinogram resembled the Schubert-Bornschein type seen in congenital stationary blindness, which has been seen only in autosomal and X-linked recessive pedigrees.

PMID:
2297031
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk