Chorioretinitis sclopetaria | definition of chorioretinitis sclopetaria by Medical dictionary
proliferation of fibrous tissue in the choroid and retina as the result of contusion of the sclera by a high velocity missile.
[L. sclopetum, 14th century Italian handgun]
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On eight month follow up visit best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) in right eye was 6/36 with epiretinal membrane and a patch of chorioretinal scarring with fibrosis (Chorioretinitis Sclopetaria
) temporal to fovea.
Concomitant optic nerve transection and chorioretinitis sclopetaria
. BMC Ophthalmol.