- change) in a gene called the ABCR gene on chromosome 1. The disease is named for a German ophthalmologist, Karl Stargardt, who described and illustrated it in 1909.
* * *an autosomal recessive type of macular degeneration, usually occurring between the ages of six and twenty, marked by abnormal pigmentation and other changes in the macular area with rapid loss of visual acuity. Called also Stargardt macular degeneration.
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