Disease Information for Uveitis, posterior

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Papilledema on exam
Acute Painful Vision Loss
Acute Vision Loss
Blurred Cloudy Vision
Blurred Optic Disk Margin
Burning eyes
Chronic Vision Loss, Persistent
Decreasing visual acuity
Dimming vision/acute
Eye Pains, Bilateral
Eye symptoms/signs
Visual symptoms
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Blindness
Optic neuritis
Uveitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Ophthalmology Specialty Population
CLASS/Ophthalmology disorders
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
Definition

Inflammation of the choroid as well as the retina and vitreous body. Some form of visual disturbance is usually present. The most important characteristics of posterior uveitis are vitreous opacities, choroiditis, and chorioretinitis.

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