I have been diagnosed with chorioretinitis (lesions in my left eye in the choroid behind the retina) i have lesions in my brain my neurologist says probable MS , my Ophthalmologist tested my blood for herpes syphilis toxoplasmosis and lupus also lyme disease all came back negative so could the choioretinitis be ms related? I am from a little city and alot of people who have ms here go to Dallas for treatment, I am going to be referred to us southwestern . but until I go there was just curious because I don't have optic neuritis just choroiretinitis.
Question Date: 8/28/2012
MS usually affects the optic nerves and not the retina or choriod. Inflammation of the retina and choroid is normally from another cause. It is highly unlikely that the diagnosis of chorioretinitis is directly caused by MS.
Answer Date: 8/28/2012