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Clinicopathologic Report
June 1998

Multifocal Choroiditis: Clinicopathologic Correlation

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Clinical Ophthalmology (Dr Dunlop and Ms Lightman) and Pathology (Dr Cree and Mr Luthert), Institute of Ophthalmology, University College, London, England; and the Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Naval Hospital Haslar, Gosport, England (Ms Hague).



Arch Ophthalmol. 1998;116(6):801-803. doi:10.1001/archopht.116.6.801

Many of the white dot syndromes are considered to have a granulomatous pathogenesis. The histopathologic characteristics of this case of multifocal choroiditis seen within 15 months of apparent clinical onset show that the white dot lesions were nongranulomatous perivascular choroidal infiltrates, consisting mainly of B lymphocytes. Early choroidal neovascularization was also seen.