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References OMIM Gene GeneReviews HGMD HGNC
last update : 28/06/2006
Symbol ARMDS2
Location 19q13.32
Name age related macular dystrophy, 2
Corresponding gene APOE
Main clinical features most common cause of acquired visual impairment in the elderly
Genetic determination multigenic
Function/system disorder eye
Type susceptibility factor
Remark(s) slightly increased risk in homozygotes APOE variant (e2/e2), decreased risk in homozygotes (e4/e4)