Choroideremia (CHM) is an X-linked retinal dystrophy characterized by progressive degeneration of the choriocapillaris, retinal pigment epithelium and photoreceptors. CHM is caused by mutations in the CHM gene, which encodes a protein involved in vesicular trafficking.
Nervous system disease
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
09 Diseases of the visual system
Disorders of the eyeball posterior segment
Disorders of the choroid
9B61 Choroidal dystrophy