choroiditis


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choroiditis

(ˌkɔːrɔɪdˈaɪtɪs)
n
a medical condition consisting of pain and swelling of the choroid
Translations

cho·roid·i·tis

n. coroiditis, infl. de la coroides.
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Adapted from IUSG and SUN classifications (56) Anatomical Primary site of Examples classification inflammation of uveitis Anterior Anterior chamber Iritis Iridocyclitis uveitis Iris and ciliary body Intermediate Vitreous Pars plana Pars planitis uveitis Peripheral retina Posterior Fundus posterior to Retinitis Choroiditis uveitis the vitreous face Vasculitis Retina Choroid Neuroretinitis Optic disc Panuveitis Entire uveal tract and retina Table 2 Clinical classification of uveitis.
2) Choroiditis, retinal vasculitis, optic neuritis, episcleral nodules, and exudative retinal detachment are other rare ocular complications that have been reported in the literature.
Pneumocystis carinii choroiditis in a male homosexual with AIDS and disseminated pulmonary and extrapulmonary P.
Furthermore, Gabrielian and Hariprasad (8) described an immunocompetent patient with treated and stable nonocular disseminated coccidioidomycosis who showed development of new vitritis and choroiditis 8 weeks into high-dose fluconazole therapy; his intraocular disease resolved within 2-4 weeks of transition to voriconazole.
My daughter (age 33) has been diagnosed with multifocal choroiditis in her left eye.
Repeated ophthalmic examination revealed bilateral optic atrophy with left macular choroiditis.