toxoplasmic chorioretinitis

toxoplasmic chorioretinitis
a unilateral or bilateral condition seen most often as a late sequel of congenital toxoplasmosis, with recurrent episodes of ocular pain and decreased vision with progressive visual loss; there are deep, heavily pigmented, necrotic lesions in both the macular and peripheral retina, as well as posterior uveitis. Called also ocular toxoplasmosis and toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis.

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