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Medical Term:

bird shot retinochoroiditis


Definition: bilateral diffuse retinal vasculitis with depigmentation of multiple areas of the choroid and retinal pigment epithelium posterior to the ocular equator, often with an associated papillitis or optic atrophy; vitiligo occurs occasionally.

Synonym(s): vitiliginous choroiditis

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