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Asymptomatic Bilateral Chorioretinal Lesions in Chronic Hepatitis C: Case Report

Background: Hepatitis C is an infection caused by Hepatitis C virus (HCV) with both hepatic and extrahepatic manifestations and involving 3% of world population. Chronic infection develops in 70- 80% of the patients. Current recommended treatment is in a combination of ribavirin and peginterferon alfa (PEG-IFN) which is effective in less than 50% of HCV genotype 1 infection. Novel therapy with protease inhibitors such as Telaprevir has...

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Case Reports in CNV (Different from AMD): Second Case

Settings: Ophthalmology Department, Centro Hospitalar do Porto – Hospital Santo António, Oporto, PORTUGAL. Purpose: To report an alternative approach to treat choroidal neovascularization complicating a chronic central serous chorioretinopathy. Case report: A 54 years old male was referred to the Vitreoretinal Unit of our Department on February 2014, complaining of a recent decrease of right eye visual acuity, secondary to the presence...

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Capillary Hemangioma of the Optic Disc

RETINA PHOTO_Miguel Lume To present a photo of a capillary hemangioma of the optic nerve. A 60 year old female patient with a history of reduced visual acuity of her left eye (Hand Movements) was referred to our department for treatment. The patient was previously asymptomatic and her medical records showed only arterial hypertension. She had no history of headaches. At fundus examination, a large orange prepapillary mass was identifiable...

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