2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
12 Retina and Vitreous
Part II: Disorders of the Retina and Vitreous
Chapter 11: Focal and Diffuse Choroidal and Retinal Inflammation
Infectious Retinal and Choroidal Inflammation
Chikungunya Virus Retinitis
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is a member of the Alphavirus genus. The most common symptoms of CHIKV infection are fever and joint pain. Several ocular findings have been reported, including retinitis and optic neuritis, but anterior uveitis may be the most common presentation.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.