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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Serpiginous choroidopathy

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Photographer: Randy Verdick, FOPS

serpiginous choroidopathy

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Serpiginous choroidopathy is a chronic, recurrent, typically bilateral inflammatory disease of the chorioretinal pigmented epithelium. It is characterized by atrophic scars with active, yellow-gray borders, often extending in a serpent-like pattern from the optic disc.

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last updated: 8/20/2013
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