Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy

What is Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy?

Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR) is a rare hereditary vitreoretinal disorder characterized by abnormal or incomplete vascularization of the peripheral retina leading to variable clinical manifestations ranging from no effects to minor anomalies, or even retinal detachment with blindness.

Other condition names

  • Criswick-Schepens syndrome
  • FEVR

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant, Autosomal recessive, X-linked recessive

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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