Orphanet: Birdshot chorioretinopathy

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Birdshot chorioretinopathy

Disease definition

Birdshot chorioretinopathy is a posterior uveitis characterized by multiple cream-colored, hypopigmented choroidal lesions in the fundus and a strong association with HLA-A29 and clinically presenting with blurred vision, floaters, photopsia, scotoma and nyctalopia.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Birdshot chorioretinitis
    • Birdshot retinochoroiditis
    • Birdshot retinochoroidopathy
    • Vitiliginous choroiditis
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: Adult, Elderly
  • ICD-10: H30.1
  • OMIM: 605808
  • UMLS: C1853959
  • MeSH: C537630
  • GARD: 5926
  • MedDRA: -

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