Birdshot or Not? Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy
Title: Birdshot or Not? Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy
Author: Chad Jackson, University of Kentucky Medical Student
Secondary CORE Category: Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis / Noninfectious (Autoimmune) Uveitis / Posterior Uveitis
Keywords/Main Subjects: Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy; HLA-A29; Hypertension; Macular edema; Autofluorescence; Cyclosporin; White dot syndromes;
Diagnosis: Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy
Brief Description: This is a review of birdshot retinochoroidopathy. It duscusses all aspects of the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, imaging, treatment, and prognosis. Lastly a comparison of photographic appearance is given between birdshot and other similar appearing retinal lesions. Tips are given to distinguish birdshot.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds 2012