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by Stresing D

(CR; Choroiditis; Iritis; Pars Planitis)


Risk Factors

Factors that increase your risk of chorioretinitis include having or having a history of an
  • Weak immune status
  • Exposure to pets, raw or undercooked meat, or contaminated water
  • HLA-A29 gene


American Academy of Ophthalmology

National Eye Institute



Canadian Association of Optometrists

Canadian Ophthalmological Society



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