retinochoroiditis


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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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Susceptibility to toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis is associated with HLA alleles reported to be implicated with rapid progression to AIDS.
gondii (after three-week intervals between the samples), seropositive for IgG after 12 months of life, retinochoroiditis and/or hydrocephaly/cerebral calcifications, and anti-T.
One of the more common examples is Toxoplasma retinochoroiditis.
Other signs such as rash, retinochoroiditis, myocarditis, myositis, and neurologic disorders, may occur with toxoplasmosis, albeit infrequently.
Patients with toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis were more frequently carriers of the--1082A allele (AA + GA genotypes) than controls.
Alvarenga DP, Couto MF, Pessoa VF Perceptual visual filling-in of toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis scotomas.
Ocular toxoplasmosis was diagnosed on the basis of recurrent episodes of necrotizing retinochoroiditis.
The intensity of the inflammatory process was evaluated by the size of active retinochoroiditis lesions (graded by optic disc diameter [DD]), the presence of retinal vasculitis, and vitreous haze.
Toxoplasmosis retinochoroiditis and elevated intraocular pressure: a retrospective study.
Hydrocephalus, intracranial calcification, and retinochoroiditis are the most common manifestations of tissue damage from congenital toxoplasmosis.

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