Acute Syphilitic Posterior Placoid Chorioretinitis with Papillitis

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    • By Tanya Jain
      Dr. Shroff Charity Eye Hospital
      Co-author(s): Lagan Paul
    • Uploaded on Mar 30, 2021.
    • Last modified by Jennifer Carstens on Nov 12, 2021.
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    Condition/keywords
    acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis, choroiditis, papillitis
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    Tanya Jain
    Imaging device
    Fundus camera
    Description
    A 41-year-old homosexual male patient presented with placoid chorioretinitis and was diagnosed with acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis, neurosyphilis and HIV disease. The patient was started with HAART and intravenous antibiotics.

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