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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18] Ocular TB has been described in HIV-infected patients with disseminated TB affecting both the anterior and posterior segments of the eye with a variety of presentations that include: vitritis, retinal vasculitis, optic neuritis, choroiditis and choroidal tubercules.
During follow-up (2 years later), the patient presented with left eye choroiditis thus leading to IFX suspension and initiation of subcutaneous ADA 40 mg every 2 weeks with complete clinical remission from the first month and up to 2 years after the initiation of treatment.
5,6,7,8,9) Atypical, bullous, or chronic type CSCR may be confused with other diseases that can cause intraocular inflammation such as Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease, posterior scleritis, sympathetic ophthalmia, multifocal choroiditis, and serpiginous choroiditis.
Kuznetcova TI, Sauty A, Herbort CP Uveitis with occult choroiditis due to Mycobacterium kansasii: limitations of interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA) tests (case report and mini-review on ocular non-tuberculous mycobacteria and IGRA cross-reactivity).
43, 44) Also known as choroiditis, this is an inflammation of the choroid that may also involve surrounding structures such as the retina (retinitis) and vitreous (vitritis).
SUMMARY--Multifocal serpiginoid choroiditis is an infectious variety of serpiginous choroiditis.
Patients with evidence of serous elevations secondary to other ocular conditions such as optic disc pit, multifocal choroiditis, posterior scleritis, choroidal mass or associated systemic illnesses were excluded from the study.
Less commonly, posterior uveitis, retinitis, choroiditis and optic neuritis have been described.
Like in the acquired secondary syphilis, the patient can present lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, osteochondritis (epiphisitis), with pain on motion--hence the refusal to move (Parrot's pseudoparalysis) periostitis, nephrotic syndrome, acute glomerulonephritis, and such neurological manifestations as: meningitis, meningoencephalitis, obstructive hydrocephalus, cranial nerve palsies, cerebrovascular accidents, choroiditis, etc.
In 1986, I was diagnosed with a rare disease of the retina called serpiginous choroiditis.
Posterior uveitis encompasses retinitis, choroiditis and retinal vasculitis.