Birdshot chorioretinopathy

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Birdshot chorioretinopathy

Synonyms: Birdshot chorioretinitis | Birdshot retinochoroiditis | Birdshot retinochoroidopathy | Vitiliginous choroiditis

Birdshot chorioretinopathy is a posterior uveitis characterized by multiple cream-colored hypopigmented choroidal lesions in the fundus and a strong association with HLA-A29 and clinically presenting with blurred vision floaters photopsia scotoma and nyctalopia.

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Advocacy Organizations

Birdshot Uveitis Society of North America

Birdshot Uveitis Society of North America (BUSNA) is a 501(c)(3) charity nonprofit organization comprised of persons diagnosed with Birdshot Uveitis. Our mission is to support birdshot patients and to raise funds for birdshot research. Join us as we build a stronger Birdshot Uveitis community in North America and around the world.

Clinical Trials

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