X-linked Retinitis Pigmentosa

Adv Exp Med Biol. 2018:1085:31-35. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-95046-4_8.


X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP) is considered to be one of the most severe forms of retinitis pigmentosa (RP). It accounts for about 6-20% of all RP cases, including about 10% in the United States and 25% in England.

Keywords: Retinitis pigmentosa; X-linked.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Genetic Diseases, X-Linked / physiopathology*
  • Humans
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa / physiopathology*