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Related to syphilitic retinitis: retinitis pigmentosa
ret·i·ni·tis syph·i·li·t'i·ca, syphilitic retinitis
retinitis often associated with syphilitic choroiditis, especially in congenital syphilis.
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Retinitis resulting from or associated with syphilis. It may also involve the optic nerve (syphilitic neuroretinitis).
See also: retinitis
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Jacobson,Julius, German ophthalmologist, 1828-1889.
Jacobson neuralgia - Synonym(s): Reichert syndrome
Jacobson retinitis - Synonym(s): syphilitic retinitis
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