retinochoroiditis


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Related to retinochoroiditis: leishmaniasis, Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, Toxoplasma gondii

retinochoroiditis

 [ret″ĭ-no-kor″oi-di´tis]
inflammation of the retina and choroid.
retinochoroiditis juxtapapilla´ris a small area of inflammation on the fundus of the eye near the papilla; seen in young healthy individuals.

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]

retinochoroiditis

/ret·i·no·cho·roi·di·tis/ (-kor″oi-di´tis) inflammation of the retina and choroid.
retinochoroiditis juxtapapilla´ris  a small area of inflammation on the fundus near the papilla; seen in young healthy individuals.

retinochoroiditis

[-kôr′oidī′tis]
Etymology: L, rete, net; Gk, chorion, skin, itis, inflammation
an inflammation of the retina and choroid coat of the eye. Compare chorioretinopathy.

ret·i·no·cho·roid·i·tis

(ret'i-nō-kōr'oy-dī'tis)
Inflammation of the retina extending to the choroid.
[retinochoroid + G. -itis, inflammation]

retinochoroiditis 

Inflammation of both the retina and the choroid. See toxoplasmosis.

retinochoroiditis

inflammation of the retina and choroid.
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Acquired toxoplasmic infection as the cause of toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis in families.
Other signs such as rash, retinochoroiditis, myocarditis, myositis, and neurologic disorders, may occur with toxoplasmosis, albeit infrequently.
Ocular toxoplasmosis was diagnosed on the basis of recurrent episodes of necrotizing retinochoroiditis.

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