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17 Possible Causes for Macular Scar, Patient Appears Acutely Ill

  • Toxoplasmosis

    Unilateral pigmentary retinopathy mimicking retinitis pigmentosa [37] Recurrence Recurrent lesions tend to occur at the margins of old scars, but they also can occur elsewhere[eyewiki.aao.org] Only one case of bilateral macular lesions with severe visual impairment was seen.[dx.doi.org] […] necrotizing retinitis [27] Atypical findings which can exist in absence of retinochoroiditis Retinal vasculitis [1,57] Unilateral neuroretinitis [30] (optic disk edema, macular[eyewiki.aao.org]

  • Congenital Toxoplasmosis

    Fundoscopy revealed macular scar of about 3 papillary diameters (Figure 2).[panafrican-med-journal.com] Unilateral pigmentary retinopathy mimicking retinitis pigmentosa [37] Recurrence Recurrent lesions tend to occur at the margins of old scars, but they also can occur elsewhere[eyewiki.aao.org] Severe ocular sequelae of congenital toxoplasmosis: huge macular scar 1 Ophthalmology Service, CHU Hassan II, Fes, Morocco & Corresponding author Fadoua Zahir, Ophthalmology[panafrican-med-journal.com]

  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    Choroidal neovascular membranes arising in scars from choroidal septic emboli occurred in the macular area of the left eye of both patients, 10 months and 5 years after embolization[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

    […] the typical lesions of erythema multiforme, these lesions have only 2 zones of color The lesion’s core may be vesicular, purpuric, or necrotic; that zone is surrounded by macular[emedicine.medscape.com] The patient appears to have SJS, and he also has a long list of medications. Which of the following recently started medications is most likely responsible for SJS?[doi.org] […] later rupture, leaving denuded skin; the skin becomes susceptible to secondary infection Urticarial lesions typically are not pruritic Infection may be responsible for the scarring[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Vitreous Abscess

    363.30 Chorioretinal scar, unspecified 363.31 Solar retinopathy 363.32 Other macular scars 363.33 Other scars of posterior pole 363.34 Peripheral scars 363.35 Disseminated[oxhp.com] […] retinal dystrophy Retinitis pigmentosa ( 362.76 ) Dystrophies primarily involving the retinal pigment epithelium Leber's congenital amaurosis Chorioretinal inflammations, scars[en.wikipedia.org] […] pigment 363.2 Other and unspecified forms of retinitis and retinochorioditis 363.20 Chorioretinits, unspecified 363.21 Par planitis 363.22 Harada's disease 363.3 Chorioretinal scars[oxhp.com]

  • Acute Lymphadenopathic Toxoplasmosis

    scar  In immunocompromised: Bilateral multiple foci of extensive inflamm with no pre-existing scar 19.[pt.slideshare.net] […] with juxtapapillary lesion  Papillitis: Rare  Occlusion of major blood vessel  Choroidal neovascularization  Serous detachment  Tractional RD: Vitreous condensation  Macular[pt.slideshare.net] […] vision, photophobia and floaters  Spill over granulomatous ant. uvietis  Vitritis: Headlight in fog  Retinitis: Unilateral central solitary punched out lesion near an old macular[pt.slideshare.net]

  • Disseminated Toxoplasmosis

    Only one case of bilateral macular lesions with severe visual impairment was seen.[doi.org] Localization of scars was peripheral only, five eyes, posterior pole nonfoveal, three eyes, foveal or juxtafoveal, three eyes.[doi.org]

  • Choroidal Rupture

    In the infratemporal macular there was a round fibrotic scar with signs of previous intraretinal fluid.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] Scarring usually develops in the site of choroidal rupture. When the macula is involved, vision is usually decreased.[mvretina.com] “You want to be concerned about that, especially if it is in the macular region.[healio.com]

  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis

    To report unilateral macular lesions, mimicking toxoplasmic scars, in two children with serological evidence for lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

    Seven months later she improved, but she had macular scarring. Riikonen (1989) described 18 children with optic neuritis following infection, vaccination, or both.[nap.edu]

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