chorioretinitis


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Related to chorioretinitis: retinochoroiditis, Congenital toxoplasmosis
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Noun1.chorioretinitis - inflammation of the choroid layer behind the retina
retinitis - inflammation of the retina
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chorioretinitis

n coriorretinitis f
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([section]) Neurologic symptoms and conditions include ataxia, disorientation, sudden blindness, encephalitis, calcifications, and intracranial space occupying lesions; ophthalmic symptoms and conditions include chorioretinitis, panuveitis, posterior uveitis, and vitritis.
Acthar Gel is FDA-approved for the treatment of severe acute and chronic allergic and inflammatory processes involving the eye and its adnexa such as: keratitis, iritis, iridocyclitis, diffuse posterior uveitis and choroiditis, optic neuritis, chorioretinitis and anterior segment inflammation.
Patients with other retinal diseases like diabetic retinopathy, hypertensive retinopathy, age related macular degeneration, retinal dystrophies, degenerative myopia, macular hole and chorioretinitis.
Panuveitis, papilledema, retinitis, chorioretinitis, irregular-edged tonic pupil unresponsive to light (Argyll-Robertson pupil) and rarely retinal detachment can be seen (11).
Chorioretinitis is a common sequela of blunt ocular trauma in birds and often presents concurrently with anterior uveitis.
Less common features include exudative retinal detachment, chorioretinitis, optic neuropathy, cotton wool spots, and anterior uveitis9,19,20,21.
The important thing is that the patient responded to the treatment with doxycycline 200 mg every 12 hours, since this disease can lead to complications such as meningitis, hemolysis, myocarditis, chorioretinitis, sharp and respiratory renal flaw and even death (8-11)
The dog showed blindness which may be due to ehrlichiosis with multisystemic signs such as polyarthritis, neurologic signs due to meningitis and ocular signs such as anterior uveitis, chorioretinitis, pappiledema, retinal perivascular infiltrate and retinal haemorrhage.
Patients with a prior history of TB, old chorioretinitis lesions observed during fundoscopic eye examination, or self-reported treatment with anti-tuberculous medications during the previous six months were excluded.
The survivors of prenatally acquired toxoplasmosis during the second trimester present with major brain abnormalities and severe chorioretinitis; while infections acquired during the third trimester present with less severe findings, such as brain calcifications, mild chorioretinitis, and hepatosplenomegaly.
Bilateral papilitis and unilateral focal chorioretinitis as the presenting features of syphilis.