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A Case of Retinitis Pigmentosa, the Parents of the Patient Being First Cousins
Boston Medical and Surgical Journal
Observation thus far goes to show that a certain deep-seated affection of the eye, characterized by a deposit of pigment on the retina and terminating inevitably in blindness, occurs in from 40 to 50 per cent, of the cases in the offspring of the intermarriage of blood relations. I have thought that the exhibition of such a case to the Society, and the demonstration to them of the retinal changes by the aid of the fixed ophthalmoscope, might not be devoid of interest to those even not speciallydoi:10.1056/nejm186503230720801 fatcat:denlxu4a25eebkmwzgiti67yb4