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Table 1 Updated classification system

From: Multi-modal imaging and anatomic classification of the white dot syndromes

Uveitic syndromes with choroidal-based pathology

 Sympathetic ophthalmia

Systemic uveitic syndromes with choroidal-based pathology

 Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada disease


Multifocal choroiditis with outer retinal/choriocapillaris-based pathology

 Without vitritis


  Punctate inner choroidopathy

 With vitritis

  Multifocal choroiditis with panuveitis

  Multiple evanescent white dot syndrome

  Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy

  Serpiginous choroiditis

  Relentless placoid chorioretinitis

  Birdshot chorioretinopathy


 Primary uveal lymphoma

 Primary vitreoretinal lymphoma

 Secondary (metastatic) Lymphoma




 Lyme disease