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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29787321/enhanced-depth-imaging-by-high-resolution-spectral-domain-optical-coherence-tomography-in-tubercular-multifocal-serpiginoid-choroiditis
#1
Bruttendu Moharana, Reema Bansal, Ramandeep Singh, Aman Sharma, Vishali Gupta, Amod Gupta
PURPOSE: To report the choroidal changes by enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography (EDI-OCT) in tubercular multifocal serpiginoid choroiditis (MSC). METHODS: Prospective study of 20 patients (23 eyes) with active MSC who underwent simultaneous fundus autofluorescence and EDI-OCT imaging at regular visits. RESULTS: Eyes with acute lesions demonstrated diffuse choroidal thickening at presentation, which decreased significantly as the lesions healed...
May 22, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29771605/bilateral-conjunctival-granulomas-in-a-young-lady-with-hypereosinophilic-syndrome-a-case-report
#2
Kalpana Babu, Bhagya Sudheer, S Krishna Kumar
PURPOSE: To report an interesting case of bilateral conjunctival granulomas in a young lady with hypereosiniophilic syndrome. MATERIALS & METHODS: Retrospective interventional case report Results: A 37-year-old lady presented with irritation and redness in both eyes of 15-day duration. She had a history of abdominal pain and diarrhea since 8 months for which she has been extensively investigated including a positron emission tomography (PET) scan and an ileal biopsy which showed chronic granulomatous inflammation with eosinophils...
May 17, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29771573/increased-circulating-proinflammatory-t-lymphocytes-in-children-with-different-forms-of-anterior-uveitis-results-from-a-pilot-study
#3
Karoline Walscheid, Lisa Neekamp, Arnd Heiligenhaus, Toni Weinhage, Carsten Heinz, Dirk Foell
PURPOSE: To characterize peripheral blood T cells in juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis (JIAU). METHODS: Blood samples were taken from children with JIAU (n = 18), JIA without ocular involvement (n = 11), idiopathic anterior uveitis (IAU, n = 12), and healthy controls (n = 11). Cells were stained for T cell surface markers, and intracellular cytokine staining was performed after cell stimulation and analyzed by flow cytometry. RESULTS: The Th1/Th2 ratio was increased in JIAU patients...
May 17, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29746802/comparison-between-bactec-peds-plus-f-broth-and-conventional-medium-for-vitreous-culture
#4
Seyed Ali Tabatabaei, Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei, Mohammad Soleimani, Bahman Hejrati, Ahmad Mirshahi, Alireza Khadabandeh, Aliasghar Ahmadraji, Niloofar Valipour
PURPOSE: To evaluate the yield of Bactec Peds Plus F broth for vitreous sample culture in cases with infectious endophthalmitis in comparison to conventional medium. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Consecutive cases of clinically suspected endophthalmitis were prospectively enrolled in this study. Cultures of the vitreous sample were performed in both Bactec Peds Plus F broth and conventional mediums. RESULTS: Forty eyes of 40 patients who were clinically suspected of infectious endophthalmitis with different etiologies were enrolled in this study...
May 10, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29746787/diagnostic-challenge-with-nocardia-subretinal-abscess-a-case-report-from-tuberculosis-endemic-region
#5
Parthopratim Dutta Majumder, Madhura Mukherjee, Lily Therese, Lingam Gopal, Jyotirmay Biswas
PURPOSE: To describe a case of Nocardia subretinal abscess, which posed a diagnostic challenge due to the presence of mycobacterial genome in sample obtained from fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB). METHODS: A retrospective chart review. RESULTS: A 25-year-old male presented with sudden, painless onset diminution of vision of left eye and found to have placoid patch of choroiditis just temporal to the macula in right eye and showed vitritis, subretinal abscess with exudative retinal detachment and vitreous hemorrhage in left eye...
May 10, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29723082/microbial-analysis-of-donor-corneoscleral-rims-and-storage-media
#6
Edmund Tsui, Preston M Luong, Jessa Fogel, Erin S Fogel, Michael E Zegans
PURPOSE: We aim to investigate bacterial and fungal cultures of hypothermic donor corneal storage media (Optisol-GS) and donor rims. METHODS: All corneal transplants performed from January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 by a single surgeon at a single facility were retrospectively reviewed. Aerobic, anaerobic, and fungal cultures were routinely obtained from all donor rims and cornea storage media. Culture results and clinical courses were recorded. RESULTS: Eighty-four corneal transplants were performed...
May 3, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29672247/management-of-chronic-hypotony-following-bilateral-uveitis-in-a-patient-treated-with-pembrolizumab-for-cutaneous-metastatic-melanoma
#7
Gerard Reid, Paul Lorigan, Heinrich Heimann, Marta Hovan
PURPOSE: To describe the presentation and management of severe ocular adverse events following treatment with pembrolizumab for cutaneous metastatic melanoma. METHODS: Interventional case report. RESULTS: A 73-year-old Caucasian man receiving pembrolizumab treatment for metastatic melanoma presented with panuveitis and subsequent profound hypotony, choroidal effusions, and optic disk swelling bilaterally. Oral prednisolone controlled intraocular inflammation...
April 19, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29672246/stromal-keratitis-with-endophthalmitis-caused-by-vittaforma-corneae-in-an-immunocompetent-patient-a-case-report
#8
Lalida Pariyakanok, Vannarut Satitpitakul, Prasart Laksanaphuk, Kitiya Ratanawongphaibul, Chaturong Putaporntip, Somchai Jongwutiwes
PURPOSE: To describe a case of microsporidial stromal keratitis with endophthalmitis in an immunocompetent patient. METHODS: Case reportResults: A 58-year-old HIV-negative man presented with stromal keratitis in his right eye. The patient demonstrated subsequent vitritis, multifocal retinitis and arteritis, and macular edema with recurrent vitreous hemorrhage after therapeutic keratoplasty. Numerous microsporidial spores were detected in corneal tissues by modified trichrome stain...
April 19, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29672212/incidence-and-clinical-characteristics-of-ocular-involvement-in-mucous-membrane-pemphigoid
#9
Gloria H Hong, Irfan R Khan, Amde Selassie Shifera, Chinwenwa Okeagu, Jennifer E Thorne
PURPOSE: To describe the risk of developing ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP) or a new extraocular site of MMP, and to identify risk factors for new involvement. METHODS: Retrospective chart review of 162 biopsy-proven MMP patients. RESULTS: At presentation, 109 of 162 MMP patients (67.3%) had ocular involvement and 53 patients did not. Of the 53 patients without ocular involvement at presentation followed up to 22 years, the risk of developing ocular MMP was 0...
April 19, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29672194/fluorescein-and-oct-angiography-features-of-takayasu-disease
#10
Géraldine Chotard, Eleonore Diwo, Florence Coscas, Nathalie Butel, David Saadoun, Bahram Bodaghi
PURPOSE: Evaluate OCT (optical coherence tomography) angiography (OCTA) features in patients with Takayasau disease. METHODS: The OCTA was analyzed to evaluate perifoveal anastomatic capillary arcade disruption, microaneurysms. The foveal avascular zone (FAZ) was measured for superficial (SCP) and deep capillary plexus. RESULTS: There were 26 eyes included. In OCTA, 11 eyes presented ruptures of the perifoveal anastomotic capillary arcade in SCP...
April 19, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29652210/idiopathic-central-nervous-system-inflammatory-disease-in-the-setting-of-hla-b27-uveitis
#11
Eric L Crowell, Margaret L Pfeiffer, Ankur A Kamdar, Mary K Koenig, Susan E Wittenberg, Emilio P Supsupin, Ore-Ofe O Adesina
PURPOSE: The purpose of the article is to describe a novel case of idiopathic central nervous system inflammatory disease with bilateral human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-B27-positive anterior uveitis. METHODS/RESULTS: A 15-year-old African American boy with bilateral HLA-B27-positive anterior uveitis controlled with topical and oral steroids for 8 months acutely developed headaches, left eyelid ptosis, and binocular diplopia. Imaging showed lesions in the right midbrain, superior colliculus, cerebellar peduncles, and cerebellar vermis and leptomeningeal enhancement along the vermian foliae...
April 13, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29652204/low-dose-rituximab-for-active-moderate-to-severe-graves-orbitopathy-resistant-to-conventional-treatment
#12
Laurence Du Pasquier-Fediaevsky, Stefan Andrei, Michel Berche, Laurence Leenhardt, Emmanuel Héron, Sébastien Rivière
PURPOSE: To report low-dose rituximab effect in Graves' orbitopathy (GO) resistant to conventional treatment. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of medical records, filled in according to the European Group on Graves' Orbitopathy (EUGOGO) standards, of patients with active moderate-to-severe GO who received low-dose rituximab after failure of conventional treatment. Efficacy was defined by a decrease of the clinical activity score of 2 points or <4/10. RESULTS: Among 219 patients treated between 2012 and 2016 by pulse methylprednisolone, possibly followed by oral steroids and/or orbital radiotherapy, 15 (6...
April 13, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29652203/clinical-features-of-toxocara-seropositive-optic-neuritis-in-korea
#13
Hyeshin Jeon, Young Hwan Jeong, Hee-Young Choi, Ji Eun Lee, Iksoo Byon, Sung Who Park
PURPOSE: This study was undertaken to analyze the characteristics of optic neuritis in Korean patients seropositive for Toxocara. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed data from patients diagnosed with optic neuritis and followed up for at least one month between 2012 and 2016. Patients were grouped according to Toxocara serological testing outcomes (positive or negative) and clinical characteristics were compared. RESULTS: The seropositive and seronegative groups comprised 13 and 12 patients, respectively...
April 13, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29652198/efficacy-and-safety-of-mycophenolate-mofetil-in-the-treatment-of-recalcitrant-intermediate-uveitis
#14
Sowkath Ali, Ranju Kharel Sitaula, Jyotirmay Biswas
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in the treatment of recalcitrant intermediate uveitis in a tertiary referral eye-care center over a 1-year period. METHODS: Patients with at least three recurrences of intermediate uveitis per year, defined as relapse of disease after quiescent phase for >3 months after discontinuing all treatments and those with a minimum follow-up of 1 year, were analyzed retrospectively. MMF was initiated with oral steroids and the Standardization of Uveitis Nomenclature guidelines were used to evaluate patients at every visit...
April 13, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29648915/response-to-modabber-and-harissi-dagher-s-letter-type-1-boston-keratoprosthesis-for-limbal-stem-cell-deficiency-in-epidermolysis-bullosa
#15
N Geetha Sravani, Ashik Mohamed, Virender S Sangwan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 12, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29608341/methylene-blue-attenuates-diabetic-retinopathy-by-inhibiting-nlrp3-inflammasome-activation-in-stz-induced-diabetic-rats
#16
Jingfang Hao, Hongkui Zhang, Jibing Yu, Xi Chen, Lu Yang
PURPOSE: This study aimed to investigate the regulatory effects of methylene blue (MB) on diabetic retinopathy (DR) and explored the molecular mechanisms of MB as a retina protection agent. METHODS: The thicknesses of retinal layers and permeability of the blood-retinal barrier (BRB) were measured by histology analysis, and the expression levels of NLRP3, ASC, procaspase-1, caspase-1, IL-1β, and IL-18 were measured by western blotting. Lentivirus-based knockdown of NLRP3 gene was used to confirm the role of NLRP3 inflammasome...
April 2, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29561211/choroidal-thickness-in-patients-diagnosed-with-human-immunodeficiency-virus-infection-results-from-two-populations-of-different-ethnicities
#17
Aniruddha Agarwal, Alessandro Invernizzi, Sahil Jain, Alessandra Acquistapace, Agostino Riva, Aman Sharma, Vishali Gupta, Ramandeep Singh
PURPOSE: To measure the choroidal thickness among subjects with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection from two diverse ethnic populations and to compare it with healthy controls. METHODS: Subjects with HIV infection and healthy controls were enrolled in two referring centers in Italy and India. Clinical data were collected. All subjects underwent enhanced-depth imaging optical coherence tomography and measurement of choroidal thickness. RESULTS: A total of 68 eyes from 68 patients with HIV (44 Caucasian, 24 Indians) and 60 eyes from 60 healthy volunteers (36 Caucasian, 24 Indians) were included...
March 21, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29543561/letter-to-the-editor-type-1-boston-keratoprosthesis-for-limbal-stem-cell-deficiency-in-epidermolysis-bullosa
#18
Milad Modabber, Mona Harissi-Dagher
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 15, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29543556/seasonal-hyperacute-panuveitis-in-nepal-a-review-over-40-years-of-surveillance
#19
Madan Upadhyay, Ranju Kharel Sitaula, Bharat Shrestha, Bhaiya Khanal, Bishnu Psd Upadhyay, Jeevan B Sherchand, Prakash Ghimire
PURPOSE: This review aims to provide a detailed update in Seasonal hypercute panuveitis (SHAPU) which is a blinding disease of unknown etiology reported only from Nepal, occurring every odd year since 1975 predominantly in children. METHODS: Data sources were literature reviewed using PubMed, Medline, and ISI Databases (since 1975 to late 2017). Search items included SHAPU, seasonal endophthalmitis, hypopyon uveitis, caterpillar induced uveitis alone or in combination with white moth, panuveitis, and review...
March 15, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29543549/role-of-endobronchial-ultrasound-guided-transbronchial-needle-aspiration-in-the-diagnosis-of-intraocular-inflammation-in-india-our-experience
#20
Bhagya Sudheer, Manisha Agarwal, Deepa Sharma, Ravi Mehta, Kalpana Babu
PURPOSE: To report our experience of using Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial lymph node aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) in assessing the etiology in uveitis from two tertiary eye-care centers in India. MATERIALS & METHODS: Retrospective interventional case series. RESULTS: A total of 99 patients of uveitis who underwent EBUS-TBNA were included in the study. Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTb) was detected on culture in 5 cases, 3 cases by polymerase chain reaction and caseating granulomas in 25 cases...
March 15, 2018: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
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