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ret·i·ni·tis

 (rĕt′n-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the retina.

retinitis

(ˌrɛtɪˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the retina
[C20: from New Latin, from retina + -itis]

ret•i•ni•tis

(ˌrɛt nˈaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the retina.
[1860–65]

retinitis

Inflammation of the retina.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retinitis - inflammation of the retina
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
chorioretinitis - inflammation of the choroid layer behind the retina
Translations

ret·i·ni·tis

n. retinitis, infl. de la retina.

retinitis

n retinitis f; — pigmentosa retinitis pigmentosa
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Roughly 20 percent of all AIDS patients also develop CMV retinitis, an infection of the retina that can progress to blindness (SN: 10/26/91, p.260).
CMV retinitis is an eye infection that can lead to blindness in individuals with impaired immune systems.
Cardiac echocardiogram showed peripheral pulmonary stenosis while an ophthalmology examination revealed no evidence of CMV retinitis. Cranial ultrasound did not show periventricular calcification.
CMV retinitis, herpes zoster was the commonest viral infection seen in this study.
The most commonly recognised manifestation of CMV is CMV retinitis (CMV-R), but pneumonitis, colitis, oesophagitis, adrenalitis, and neurological involvement are also described.
In June 1989, the Food and Drug Administration approved ganciclovir to treat AIDS-related CMV retinitis; foscarnet received approval last month.
CMV retinitis was diagnosed by opthalmologist Data thus obtained was statistically analyzed.
She was started on aspirin and made a significant recovery from the stroke although she remained functionally blind as a consequence of CMV retinitis.
Intravitrial gancyclovir injections are the gold-standard for managing CMV retinitis.
He found that nine had CMV retinitis and four had cotton wool spots.
CYTOMEGALOVIRUS RETINITIS: CMV retinitis is among the most devastating consequences of advanced HIV infection.
Long-term visual outcome in CMV retinitis. Presented at the Xth International Conference on AIDS, Yokohama, Japan, 7-12 August 1994 (abstract no.