Antiretinal antibodies may be associated with retinopathy. The presence of antiretinal antibodies can occur in a number of conditions.
Conditions that may be associated with antiretinal antibodies:
(1) paraneoplastic disorders
(1a) carcinoma associated retinopathy (CAR)
(1b) melanoma associated retinopathy (MAR)
(2b) onchocerciasis (Onchocerca volvulus)
(2d) other viruses
(3) other disorders with retinal degeneration
(3a) retinitis pigmentosa (RP) with cystoid macular edema
(3b) recoverin-associated retinopathy (RAR) without malignancy
(3c) age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)
(3d) Stiff man syndrome or other autoimmune related neurological disease
(3e) idiopathic retinopathy
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Specialty: Ophthalmology, Immunology/Rheumatology