chorioretinitis


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to chorioretinitis: retinochoroiditis, Congenital toxoplasmosis

chorioretinitis

[¦kȯr·ē·ō‚ret·ən′īd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the choroid and retina of the eye.
References in periodicals archive ?
The most common late manifestation that may occur in an untreated child exposed to Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy is chorioretinitis, which is an inflammation of the vascular coat (choroid) and retina of the eye.
Other a small percentage has chorioretinitis, lymphadenitis, or, even more rarely, myocarditis and poly myositis [1 ].
Comparison of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, immunoblotting, and PCR for diagnosis of toxoplasmic chorioretinitis.
Neonatal herpes usually results from infection of the newborn by virus secreted into the mothers' genital tract during labour and delivery, compared to rare cases of intrauterine infections, and ocular manifestations are conjunctivitis, keratitis, microphthalmia, cataract, iridocyclitis, iris dystrophy, optic neuritis, retinitis, and chorioretinitis (3).
Clinical manifestations of severe congenital CMV infection include growth restriction, microcephaly, ventriculomegaly, intracranial calcification, chorioretinitis, hearing impairment, hepatitis, and thrombocytopenia.
gondii; most commonly, headache, focal neurologic signs, confusion attacks evolving to coma, chorioretinitis, hydrocephaly, and encephalitis (DAUBENER; HADDING, 1997).
Young animals, particularly puppies, kittens, and piglets, cannot contain the spread of tachyzoites and may show signs of pneumonia (cough and dyspnea), myocarditis (fever and lethargy), hepatic necrosis (jaundice), meningoencephalomyelitis (seizures and death), chorioretinitis (visual impairment), and lymphadenopathy.
Infection during pregnancy can lead to stillbirth; surviving infants may be born with hepatosplenomegaly, fever, rash, or chorioretinitis.
The actions came after a 27-year-old woman infected with the virus delivered a full-term infant with cystic cerebral tissue destruction, severe chorioretinitis, and laboratory evidence of congenitally acquired West Nile virus infection.
Ocular manifestations of sarcoidosis include uveitis or chorioretinitis and are present in 27% of patients with sarcoidosis.
The infant, who died, bad cystic cerebral tissue destruction and severe chorioretinitis.