volume 56, issue 3, P455-464 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.1978.tb05699.x
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W. THORBURN, S. NORDSTRÖM

Abstract: A total of 128 descendants from one large family with a history of hereditary macular degeneration (HMD) were examined with EOG. Of these, 42 were affected patients, 48 were healthy offsprings to affected parents, and 38 were normal controls. Affected subjects had a light peak/dark trough ratio smaller than 1.40. In the group of offspring of affected parents the Lp/DT ratios showed a bimodal distribution dividing the group into two parts, one with values less than 1.40 and another with values larger than 1.70.…

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