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35 Possible Causes for Chorioretinitis, Jarisch Herxheimer Reaction, Progressive Loss of Vision

  • Syphilis

    High dose intravenous penicillin therapy was complicated by a severe Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction (JHR) characterised by fever, obtundation, fluctuating upper motor neuron[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For emergency physicians it is important to be aware of iritis, uveitis, or chorioretinitis as ocular manifestations of neurosyphilis especially in this high-risk population[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract We present a case of ocular syphilis after a renal transplantation involving progressive vision loss without clinically identifiable ocular disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Toxoplasmosis

    Headaches and aseptic meningitis may be manifestations of the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction. Int J Neurosci 119 : 2144–2182. [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] 197.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the first SS-OCT images of an acute case of toxoplasmosis chorioretinitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If the central structures of the retina are involved there will be a progressive loss of vision that can lead to blindness.[web.archive.org]

  • Syphilitic Chorioretinitis

    The Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction in ocular syphilis. Med J Malaysia 2003;58:437-9. 49. Westeneng AC, Rothova A, de Boer JH, de Groot-Mijnes JD.[reviewofophthalmology.com] The clinical presentations of ocular syphilitic chorioretinitis include uveitis, optic neuritis, and nonnecrotizing retinitis.[aao.org] CASE REPORT A 24-year-old male presented to the emergency department (ED) with five days of acute painless progressive bilateral loss of vision without photophobia, discharge[westjem.com]

  • Neurosyphilis

    This is the first reported case in literature where an acute ischemic stroke can be attributed to Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction.[hindawi.com] Acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis is a rare ocular manifestation of syphilis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT: A 51-year-old woman with a history of unexplained hearing loss presented for a third opinion for progressive vision loss OU, which was previously labeled as functional[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Late Latent Syphilis

    […] the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction.[emedicine.medscape.com] Posterior uveitis in the form of posterior placoid chorioretinitis has been described in secondary- and tertiary-acquired syphilis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Initial symptoms may include headache, neck stiffness, dizziness, behavioral abnormalities, poor concentration, memory loss, lassitude, insomnia, and blurred vision.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Secondary Syphilis

    […] nausea The Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction is common and potentially serious.[healthline.com] Widespread chorioretinal scarring can occur in some patients.[reviewofophthalmology.com] Initial symptoms may include headache, neck stiffness, dizziness, behavioral abnormalities, poor concentration, memory loss, lassitude, insomnia, and blurred vision.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Chorioretinitis

    BMJ i:384 Google Scholar Fathilah J, Choo MM (2003) The JarischHerxheimer reaction in ocular syphilis.[joii-journal.springeropen.com] ) Retinitis and chorioretinitis retinochoroiditis Chorioretinitis, Choroid retinitis edit English chorioretinitis inflammation of the choroid Chorioretinitis (& photoretinitis[wikidata.org] Symptoms may include the presence of: Floating black spots Blurred vision Progressive loss of vision Pain or redness in the eye Sensitivity to light Excessive tearing Impaired[retinaandvitreous.com]

  • Tertiary Syphilis

    This case is noteworthy for (1) a Jarisch-Herxheimer-like reaction, (2) a dramatic response to penicillin therapy despite the presence of long-standing disease, and (3) posttreatment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Widespread chorioretinal scarring can occur in some patients.[reviewofophthalmology.com] Initial symptoms may include headache, neck stiffness, dizziness, behavioral abnormalities, poor concentration, memory loss, lassitude, insomnia, and blurred vision.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Meningovascular Syphilis

    Jarisch-herxheimer reaction [ edit ] The Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction, which is the response to the body after endotoxins are released by the death of harmful organisms in[en.wikipedia.org] 3,4 ocular syphilis clinical features vary depending on the exact structures of the eye that are involved, but most commonly posterior uveitis (including posterior placoid chorioretinitis[radiopaedia.org] , has symptom lassitude, has symptom insomnia, has symptom blurred vision, has symptom weakness and wasting of shoulder-girdle and arm muscles, has symptom slowly progressive[malacards.org]

  • Primary Syphilis

    […] nausea The Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction is common and potentially serious.[healthline.com] Associated precocious signs and symptoms in the posterior segment of both eyes, bilateral chorioretinitis and uveitis, are described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Initial symptoms may include headache, neck stiffness, dizziness, behavioral abnormalities, poor concentration, memory loss, lassitude, insomnia, and blurred vision.[msdmanuals.com]

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