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Related to choroideremia: gyrate atrophy

ChM

abbreviation for
(Surgery) Master of Surgery
[Latin Chirurgiae Magister]

chm.

or chmn.,

chairman.
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Williams, in partnership with Athletes Brand, co-designed a t-shirt in Yankees-themed colors that is being sold to raise proceeds and awareness for the Choroideremia Research Foundation.
Presently, the firm is planning to enrol up to ten patients afflicted with the choroideremia genetic mutation.
Tommy was diagnosed with choroideremia, a rare inherited eye disorder, when he was just five years old.
In this paper, posterior segment eye diseases of genetic origin are reviewed, and retinoblastoma, mitochondrial diseases, retinal dysplasia, retinitis pigmentosa, choroideremia, gyrate atrophy, Alstrom disease, ocular albinism, optic nerve hypoplasia, anophrhalmia/microphrhalmia and Leber's congenital amaurosis are covered.
He suffers from the rare genetic disorder choroideremia, which can lead to blindness.
Inheritance Condition Pattern Description Charcot-Marie-Tooth Autosomal Disorder of peripheral disorder dominant motor and sensory nerves leading to muscle weak- ness and atrophy commonly in the legs Choroideremia X-linked Progressive loss of peripheral vision, and night blindness Cystic fibrosis Autosomal Respiratory condition resulting in recessive lung infections, coughing and difficulty in breathing Duchenne muscular X-linked Muscular weakness and wasting dystrophy Fanconi's anemia Autosomal All bone marrow components are recessive deficient including those for red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets Fragile x syndrome X-linked Mild retardation.
Russell Welsh, 36, of Hartlepool, faces the prospect of going blind by the age of 50 after being diagnosed with choroideremia or CHM.
Three major types of diagnosis could be distinguished in our sample: impairments related to degeneration of the macular area (Category 1, n = 42), impairments related to glaucoma (Category 2, n = 31), and impairments related to retinitis pigmentosa or choroideremia (Category 3, n = 13).