Relentless Placoid Choroidopathy

  • Francesco Pichi
  • Careen Y. Lowder
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Relentless placoid chorioretinitis has clinical features similar to acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE) and serpiginous chorioretinitis but with a prolonged clinical course and development of new lesions over time that are widely distributed in the posterior segment. The pathogenesis of relentless placoid chorioretinitis remains unknown, and the best treatment has yet to be determined.


Posterior Pole Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Indocyanine Green Angiography Posterior Uveitis Retinal Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.San Giuseppe HospitalUniversity Eye ClinicMilanItaly
  2. 2.Cole Eye InstituteCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  3. 3.Department of Ophthalmology, Cole Eye InstituteCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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