Acute Syphilitic Posterior Placoid Chorioretinitis

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    • By Rafael Reis Pereira, MD
      Retina Clinic
      Co-author(s): Hermano Lucio A. Filho; Lucas Mares Guia; Ricardo Nakaghi Okada; André Maia, Retina Clinic- São Paulo.
    • Uploaded on May 4, 2021.
    • Last modified by Caroline Bozell on May 4, 2021.
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    acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis
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    Opto California
    A 31-year-old patient with a complaint of photophobia and low visual acuity OD in the previous three weeks. BCVA was 20/60 and 20/20 The fundus examination revealed a placoid white lesion in the posterior pole and vitreous cells in the right eye. The left eye was unremarkable. Fluorescein angiography reveals hyperfluorescent plaque with distinctive “leopard spots” hypofluorescence.

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