Objectives: At the conclusion of this lecture, the resident/student  will have an understanding of infectious and autoimmune chorioretinopathies and should be able to

Describe the epidemiology, causes, characteristics and management of posterior segment infections and inflammations including:

  • Inflammatory Vasculitides
    • Behcet syndrome
    • Lupus
  • Intermediate Uveitis
    • Pars Planitis
    • Panuveitis
    • Sarcoid
    • Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome
    • Intraocular lymphoma
  • Infections
    • CMV
    • Herpes

Reading Assignment: Please read the sections covering Focal and Diffuse Choroidal and Retinal Inflammation in the Retina and Vitreous volume of the BCSC.