Neuroretinitis is an acute inflammatory condition of the retina defined by optic disc edema and stellate maculopathy.
A characteristic pattern of macular exudates surrounds the fovea.
Painless decrease in vision
Less commonly bilateral
Viral prodrome is common.
Comprehensive social history including the following:
Travel and exposure history
Treatment is directed at the underlying etiology.
High-dose oral steroids are commonly used in idiopathic and recurrent neuroretinitis with occasional high-dose IV steroids used in recurrent ...
Systemic monitoring will depend on the symptoms and underlying etiology.
Ophthalmologic monitoring initially may be weekly to monitor for development of macular st...
H30.90 Unspecified chorioretinal inflammation, unspecified eye
H30.009 Unsp focal chorioretinal inflammation, unspecified eye
H30.899 Other chorioretinal inflammations, unspecified eye
For a patient with painless unilateral vision loss after a viral-like prodrome, consider neuroretinitis and refer immediately to an ophthalmologist for further evaluation including a c...
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