neuroretinitis

neuroretinitis

 [noor″o-ret″ĭ-ni´tis]
inflammation of the optic nerve and retina.

neu·ro·ret·i·ni·tis

(nū'rō-ret'i-nī'tis),
An inflammation affecting the optic nerve head and the posterior pole of the retina, with cells in the nearby vitreous, usually producing a macular star.
Synonym(s): papilloretinitis

neuroretinitis

/neu·ro·ret·i·ni·tis/ (-ret″ĭ-ni´tis) inflammation of the optic nerve and retina.

neu·ro·ret·i·ni·tis

(nūr'ō-ret-i-nī'tis)
An inflammation affecting the optic nerve head and the posterior pole of the retina, with cells in the nearby vitreous, usually producing a macular star.
Synonym(s): papilloretinitis.

neuroretinitis

Inflammation of the optic nerve head and adjacent retina. It is characterized by optic disc oedema, loss of vision, macular exudates, which frequently form a star-like pattern, and whitish lesions scattered throughout the fundus. A common cause is viral infection and it may also appear as a complication of syphilis.

neuroretinitis

inflammation of the optic nerve and retina.
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