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Chorioretinitis in infants.
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PMID:  22384654     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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PURPOSE: The aim of this review is to present cases of chorioretinitis in infants caused by viral and parasitic infections.
MATERIAL AND METHODS: Four infants with viral chorioretinitis were identified in a routine ophthalmological examination. Laboratory tests towards bacterial, viral and parasitic diseases were performed.
RESULTS: Toxoplasmosis, rubella, and CMV infections were diagnosed in clinical and laboratory tests. After a wide spectrum of therapy a total remission of inflammatory process in all the discussed children was observed.
CONCLUSIONS: Posterior uveitis is an ocular complication which can be connected with viral or parasitic infections in postnatal period. Prematurity, normal delivery, intrauterine transmission, breast feeding, comorbid diseases might be associated with chorioretinitis in infants.
Authors:
Monika Modrzejewska; Ewelina Lachowicz; Danuta Karczewicz; Alicja Zdanowska
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Klinika oczna     Volume:  113     ISSN:  0023-2157     ISO Abbreviation:  Klin Oczna     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376614     Medline TA:  Klin Oczna     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  352-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Chair and Clinic of Ophthalmology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland. monika_modrzej@op.pl
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