Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)
Analysis ID 132
Analysis location “GENESIS” Centre for Medical Genetics
Diagnosed illness Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)
OMIM #603075
Clinical information Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is a progressive degeneration of photoreceptors and underlying retinal pigment epithelial cells in the macular region of the retina. It is a highly prevalent disease and a major cause of blindness in the Western world.
Type of analysis molecular
Type of biological material
Analyzed genes ARMS2 - common mutation(s)
Analysis description
Analysis indication Age-related macular degeneration, disorder in kindreds
Analysis time 3-4 weeks
Refund No
CGM laboratory name Laboratory for diagnostics of the hereditary disorders