Notable complications of WNV are fulminant hepatitis, pancreatitis, myocarditis, rhabdomyolysis, chorioretinitis
, orchitis, nephritis, optic neuritis, cardiac arrhythmias, and hemorrhagic fever with coagulopathy (5-7).
Infections during pregnancy can result in spontaneous abortion or characteristic congenital defects, such as chorioretinitis
, microencephaly or macroencephaly, and hydrocephalus (18).
The depigmented fundic lesions were most consistent with inactive chorioretinitis
In addition to macular haemorrhage arising from diabetes and exudative AMD, it can also occur secondary to vascular diseases such as arteriosclerosis, hypertension, retinal artery or retinal vein occlusion, macular telangiectasia, retinal macroaneurysm, chorioretinitis
, blood disorders as well as shaken baby syndrome, and can also occur spontaneously or as a result of trauma.
presents as a vitritis associated with bilateral, large, solitary, placoid, pale yellow subretinal lesions with central fading and stippled retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) hyperpigmentation.
Coleman is almost blind - the result of a chorioretinitis
infection he contracted while fighting with the 56th Amphibious Tank & Tractor Battalion-Elite in the Korean War - which made the meticulous procedure of lifting him into his seat of the plane even more laborious.
HSV infection of the eye can vary from mild blepharitis to sight-threatening chorioretinitis
In addition to supplements, Knapp employed sphenopalatine blocks, using topical anesthesia, to improve all types of chorioretinitis
, including macular degeneration.
Common ocular manifestations of congenital infections include chorioretinitis
and cataract, with less common occurrence of microphthalmos, glaucoma, keratitis, microphthalmia, iridocyclitis, iris dystrophy, optic neuritis, retinitis (3).