Best's disease

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An early-onset autosomal dominant form of vitelliform macular dystrophy in which there are large deposits of lipofuscin-like material in the subretinal space, which creates characteristic macular lesions resembling the yolk of an egg (hence ‘vitelliform’). It is caused by mutation in the bestrophin gene.

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