The inheritance of peripapillary atrophy

Paul R Healey, Paul Mitchell, Clare E Gilbert, Anne J Lee, Dongliang Ge, Harold Snieder, Timothy D Spector, Christopher J Hammond

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To estimate the relative importance of genes and environment in peripapillary atrophy type beta (beta-PPA) in a classic twin study.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2529 - 2534
Number of pages6
JournalInvestigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2007


  • Choroid
  • Pigment Epithelium of Eye
  • Humans
  • Aged
  • Diseases in Twins
  • Twins, Dizygotic
  • Registries
  • Twins, Monozygotic
  • Atrophy
  • Middle Aged
  • Inheritance Patterns
  • Female
  • Refractive Errors
  • Prevalence


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