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Anatomy of the Eye  
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Definition  

Chorioretinitis is an inflammation of the choroid, which is a lining of the retina deep in the eye. This inflammation can affect vision.

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Causes  

Chorioretinitis may be caused by infection or by autoimmune diseases.

It is sometimes caused by an infection that you had when you were young, although the symptoms may not appear for 10 to 20 years.

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Risk Factors  

Factors that increase your risk of chorioretinitis include having or having a history of an