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Blue Cone Monochromatism
Review Articles from PubMed
Unlike rod monochromatism, which is an autosomal recessive disease that affects all three types of cones, blue cone monochromatism (BCM) is an X-linked disease that affects only L-cones and M-cones. The rods and S-cones are normal. The estimated prevalence is 1 in 100,00 individuals.
Editorials from PubMed
Research Articles from PubMed
Blue cone monochromatism (BCM) is a rare cone dystrophy with recessive X-linked inheritance and therefore diagnosed in males whereas females are clinically unaffected. We present a female with clinically manifested BCM. The diagnosis was genetically verified with the identification ...
To evaluate rod photoreceptor and postreceptor retinal function in pediatric patients with achromatopsia (ACHR) and blue cone monochromatism (BCM) using contemporary electroretinographic (ERG) procedures.