What are the inflammatory causes of exudative retinal detachment?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Lihteh Wu, MD; Chief Editor: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH  more...
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A 2020 multicenter retrospective study from the United States found that 1.2% (176/14,612) of eyes with ocular inflammation seen from 1978-2007 presented with an exudative retinal detachment. The most common causes included Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome, undifferentiated choroiditis, sympathetic ophthalmia, primary or secondary panuveitis, multifocal choroiditis with panuveitis, and other causes of posterior uveitis. [2]

Inflammatory causes are as follows:


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