chorioretinitis


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Related to chorioretinitis: retinochoroiditis, Congenital toxoplasmosis

chorioretinitis

 [kor″e-o-ret″ĭ-ni´tis]
inflammation of the choroid and retina.

ret·i·no·cho·roid·i·tis

(ret'i-nō-kō'roy-dī'tis),
Inflammation of the retina extending to the choroid.
Synonym(s): chorioretinitis
[retinochoroid + G. -itis, inflammation]

chorioretinitis

/cho·rio·ret·i·ni·tis/ (-ret″ĭ-ni´tis) inflammation of the choroid and retina.

chorioretinitis

[kôr′ē·ōret′inī′tis]
an inflammatory condition of the choroid and retina of the eye, usually as a result of parasitic or bacterial infection. It is characterized by blurred vision, photophobia, and distorted images.

cho·ri·o·ret·i·ni·tis

(kōr'ē-ō-ret'i-nī'tis)
Inflammation in the choroid and retina with its origin in the choroid.

chorioretinitis

Any inflammatory process involving the CHOROID and the overlying RETINA of the eye.

chorioretinitis 

Inflammation of the retina and the choroid. It originates in the choroid and subsequently spreads to the retina. See nystagmus.

chorioretinitis

inflammation of the choroid and retina. Occurs in canine distemper and Histophilus somni septicemia.

congenital chorioretinitis
reported in foals born to mares that had respiratory disease during pregnancy.
septic chorioretinitis
seen in calves with omphalophlebitis.
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Birdshot chorioretinitis is a bilateral, idiopathic inflammatory disorder leading) to vitritis and multiple hypopigmented spots at the level of the RPE (Figure 7).
Lab finding Symptoms in the Outcome newborn Positive serology for Growth retardation, Death, developmental a TORCH infection hepatitis, delay, deafness, organ chorioretinitis, dysfunction malformations Positive serology for Anemia Hydrops fetalis with parvovirus 19 death or resolution to normal HIV positive Asymptomatic AIDS, death, not infected (maternal antibody transmission only) Low platelets None or bleeding Cerebral palsy if intracranial bleed Positive drug screen None, obstetrical Normal, behavioral for illicit drugs complications, problems, developmental withdrawal, delay intracranial hemorrhage Table 4.
For instance, congenital infection can result in birth defects, including hydrocephalus and chorioretinitis (9-12), and transplant recipient infection can result in multisystem organ failure.
The action came after a 27-year-old woman infected with the virus delivered a term infant with cystic cerebral tissue destruction, severe chorioretinitis, and laboratory evidence of congenitally acquired West Nile virus infection.
After delivery, an ophthalmologic exam of the infant revealed bilateral chorioretinitis.
On day 77, an ophthalmologic examination was performed during a routine follow-up, and new retinal lesions suggestive of Candida chorioretinitis were seen.
Chorioretinitis with widespread retinal pigment disturbance or functional loss
A fundoscopic examination indicated no evidence of unilateral chorioretinitis.