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What is the definition of Birdshot Chorioretinopathy?
Birdshot chorioretinopathy is an eye condition in which painless, light-colored spots develop on the retina. These spots are scattered in a "birdshot" pattern. The effects of this condition on vision are quite variable; some individuals' vision is only mildly affected, whereas others experience a significant decline in vision, the appearance of floaters (small specks that appear in one's line of sight), night blindness, and other vision problems. The cause of Birdshot chorioretinopathy is currently unknown, but it is suspected to be an autoimmune disease.
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What are the alternative names for Birdshot Chorioretinopathy?
  • Birdshot chorioretinopathy
  • BSCR
  • Birdshot chorioretinitis
  • Birdshot retinochoroiditis
  • Birdshot retinochoroidopathy
  • Multiple small, cream-colored lesions, symmetrically scattered mainly around the optic disk
  • Vitiliginous choroiditis
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What are the latest Birdshot Chorioretinopathy Clinical Trials?
Longitudinal Cohort Study of Patients With Birdshot Chorioretinopathy.

Summary: The purpose of this study is twofold: To analyze the clinical features of a cohort of patients with birdshot chorioretinopathy (BCR), an inflammatory bilateral ocular disease, affecting the choroid and the retina. Various imaging techniques will be used to assess the effect of the disease on the retina and the choroid. A standardized assessment of the visual function will be performed with visual ...

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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

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