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Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy


Other Names for this Disease

  • Criswick-Schepens syndrome
  • Exudative vitreoretinopathy, familial
  • FEVR
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  • We have a young child who was diagnosed with familial exudative vitreoretinopathy but there is no history of anything even closely similar in either side of our son’s genetic background going back three generations. So as you might expect, my wife and I are wondering where it came from, what triggered it and how will this impact his lineage. Click here for answer

  • My child has fevr. She also has other medical problems, and I am trying to find out if they are linked together with this disease. Could you please tell me if there are other children with this and what there outcomes have been? Click here for answer

  • I am a teacher and I have a student with FEVR. I would like to know if there are any strategies for me to implement to help him. He has undergone laser surgery and wears glasses. He is a second grader and I would like him to meet with success. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Criswick-Schepens syndrome
  • Exudative vitreoretinopathy, familial
  • FEVR
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.