Goldmann-Favre Syndrome

Goldmann-Favre syndrome: is an autosomal recessive disorder. Patients with Goldmann-Favre syndrome typically experience retinoschisis or edema of the macula, pigmentary degeneration of the retina, hemeralopia, liquefied vitreous body with pre-retinal structures, and extinguished electroretinogram. Cataract is also a common feature.

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  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Development of an appropriate management plan
  • Prenatal diagnosis in families with a defined mutation


3 weeks
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
Dried Blood Spots | Buccal Swabs


  • 362.76 Dystrophies primarily involving the retinal pigment epithelium, Fundus flavimaculatus, Vitelliform dystrophy
  • 362.75 Other dystrophies
  • 362.74 Pigmentary retinal dystrophy, Retinal dystrophy, albipunctate, Retinitis pigmentosa
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