choroiditis


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Related to choroiditis: multifocal choroiditis

choroiditis

 [kor″oi-di´tis]
inflammation of the choroid.

cho·roid·i·tis

(kō'roy-dī'tis),
Inflammation of the choroid. Compare: choroidopathy, chorioretinopathy.
Synonym(s): posterior uveitis

choroiditis

/cho·roid·itis/ (kor″oid-i´tis) inflammation of the choroid.

choroiditis

[kôr′oidī′tis]
an inflammatory condition of the choroid membrane of the eye. See also chorioretinopathy.

cho·roid·i·tis

(kōr'oyd-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the choroid.
Compare: choroidopathy, chorioretinopathy

choroiditis

Inflammation of the choroid coat of the eye. This invariably damages the overlying retina, usually causing localized patches of destruction with corresponding areas of visual loss.

choroiditis 

Inflammation of the choroid. The ophthalmoscopic appearance is a whitish-yellow area stippled with pigment. However, it is most often associated with an inflammation of the retina (chorioretinitis) and of the other tissues of the uvea. Vision is blurred if the lesion is in the macular area. See iritis; posterior uveitis.

choroiditis

inflammation of the choroid.
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Choroiditis has a prolonged, devastating clinical course and widespread distribution of lesions, and takes the form of serpiginoid choroiditis.
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6) Multifocal choroiditis (MFC) is among a group of diseases called primary inflammatory choriocapillaropathies whose pathology involves choriocapillaris perfusion abnormalities.
Lymphoma, bilateral phacoanaphylactic reaction, multifocal choroiditis can have similar picture but neither infection nor iridocyclitis involve fellow eye.
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.
Pathologic examination showed retinal detachment, eosinophilic choroiditis, and retinitis.
4,5) The clinical manifestations of ocular involvement include Parinaud oculoglandular syndrome, neuroretinitis, choroidal mass, retinal infiltrate, choroiditis, branch retinal vessel occlusion, serous retinal detachment, intermediate uveitis, acute endophthalmitis, and anterior uveitis.
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