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Multifocal choroiditis following simultaneous hepatitis A, typhoid, and yellow fever vaccination
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Authors: Escott S, Tarabishy AB, Davidorf FH
Published Date February 2013
Volume 2013:7 Pages 363 - 365
|Received:||28 August 2012|
|Accepted:||22 September 2012|
|Published:||18 February 2013|
Havener Eye Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Abstract: The paper describes the first reported case of multifocal choroiditis following simultaneous hepatitis-A, typhoid, and yellow fever vaccinations. A 33-year-old male developed sudden onset of flashing lights and floaters in his right eye 3 weeks following hepatitis A, typhoid, and yellow fever vaccinations. Fundus examination and angiography confirmed the presence of multiple peripheral chorioretinal lesions. These lesions demonstrated characteristic morphologic changes over a period of 8 weeks which were consistent with a diagnosis of self-resolving multifocal choroiditis. Vaccine-induced intraocular inflammation has been described infrequently. We demonstrate the first case of self-resolving multifocal choroiditis following simultaneous administration of hepatitis A, yellow fever, and typhoid immunizations.
Keywords: multifocal choroiditis, vaccination, hepatitis A, typhoid, yellow fever
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