Serpiginous choroiditis

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Serpiginous choroiditis

Serpiginous choroiditis is a rare inflammatory eye condition that typically develops between age 30 and 70 years. Affected individuals have lesions in the eye that last from weeks to months and involve scarring of the eye tissue.  Recurrence of these lesions is common in serpiginous choroiditis. Vision loss may occur in one or both eyes when the macula is involved. Treatment options involve anti-inflammatory and immune-suppressing medications.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Serpiginous choroiditis" returned 23 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Optical Coherence Tomography Features of Tuberculous Serpiginous-like Choroiditis and Serpiginous Choroiditis.
 

Author(s): Xiao Na Wang, Qi Sheng You, Hui Ying Zhao, Xiao Yan Peng

Journal: Biomed. Environ. Sci.. 2018 May;31(5):327-334.

 

To investigate optical coherence tomography (OCT) characteristics of tuberculous serpiginous-like choroiditis (Tb-SLC) and serpiginous choroiditis (SC) and to perform OCT to differentiate between these conditions.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Quantitative polymerase chain reaction analysis of serpiginous choroiditis with biopsy-proven testicular tuberculosis.
 

Author(s): Abhinav Dhami, Ranju Kharel Sitaula, Jyotirmay Biswas

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018 Feb;66(2):320-322.

 

We report a case of a 47-year-old male patient presenting with diminution of vision in the left eye. The left eye fundus showed yellowish lesions with indistinct geographical margin extending over the posterior pole just abutting the macula, suggestive of diffuse choroiditis. The ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Paradoxical worsening of a case of TB subretinal abscess with serpiginous-like choroiditis following the initiation of antitubercular therapy.
 

Author(s): Sudha K Ganesh, B Sowkath Ali

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2017 Aug;65(8):761-764.

 

A 37-year-old immunocompetent male patient presented with the blurring of vision, both eyes for the past1 year. Fundus examination revealed bilateral multiple subretinal abscesses with areas of healed serpiginous-like choroiditis. Laboratory investigations showed positive tuberculin ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Serpiginous choroiditis" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Serpiginous-like choroiditis and intraocular tuberculosis: report of 2 cases and literature review].
 

Author(s): Hakima Elouarradi, Samira Tachfouti, Lalla Ouafae Cherkaoui, Othmane Charhi, Uchama Daoudi, Saloua Khalil, Nouha Zerkaoui, Amal Alouane, Kamal Naciri, Rajae Daoudi

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Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Serpiginous choroiditis and infectious multifocal serpiginoid choroiditis.
 

Author(s): Hossein Nazari Khanamiri, Narsing A Rao

Journal: Surv Ophthalmol. ;58(3):203-32.

 

Serpiginous choroiditis (SC) is a posterior uveitis displaying a geographic pattern of choroiditis, extending from the juxtapapillary choroid and intermittently spreading centrifugally. The choroiditis involves the overlying retinal pigment epithelium, and the outer retina. This intraocular ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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