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How to (Not) Perform a Retinectomy

How to (Not) Perform a Retinectomy

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Ocular and Neurologic Manifestations of Takayasu Arteritis

Ocular and Neurologic Manifestations of Takayasu Arteritis ABSTRACT Takayasu arteritis is a rare chronic inflammatory arteritis asssociated with ocular and neurologic manifestations. 2 case reports of patients with angiographic diagnosis of Takayasu’s arteritis are presented. Case 1: Miss ZS is a 21 year old black female who presented with headaches, syncope and aphasia. She showed signs of bilateral ocular ischaemic syndrome,...

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Management of Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage with Concurrent Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Management of Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage with Concurrent Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment ABSTRACT Diagnosis/Main Symptom: Severe pain and loss of vision in left eye after fall Medical History: 86-year-old monocular female with congenital syphilis resulting in multiple ophthalmic surgeries and NLP vision in her right eye presented with severe 10/10 pain in her left eye (OS) and loss of vision after a fall. Her ophthalmologic history...

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Eye’s Injury by Paintball

Eye’s Injury by Paintball ABSTRACT Diagnosis: Right eye’s (RE) injury by paintball, during the weekend. The patient arrived at the emergence room with a lot of pain and vision of light perception in RE. He was immediately submitted to surgery and the vision and the pain improved, but not enough. Medical History: F.A.F, male, 21 years old, eight months ago suffered right eye injury by paintball, as soon as he removed his...

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Chickenpox Related Bilateral Ischemic Retinal Vasculopathy in an Immunocompetent 17 Year Old Male – A Rare Presentation

Chickenpox Related Bilateral Ischemic Retinal Vasculopathy in an Immunocompetent 17 Year Old Male – A Rare Presentation ABSTRACT Ocular involvement after primary infection with varicella zoster virus is very rare. We report a case of a healthy 17-year-old man who presented with bilateral ischemic retinal vasculitis 15 days after the onset of chickenpox. Medical History: Two weeks after onset of the cutaneous vesicular eruptions, he...

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Prophylactic and Late Chorioretinectomy for Severe Ocular Trauma

Prophylactic and Late Chorioretinectomy for Severe Ocular Trauma ABSTRACT Proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) and the development of full-thickness retinal folds (“PVR stage 0”) are major, sight-threatening complications of severe eye injuries with an incidence that can reach up to 89%. No effective pharmaceutical therapy exists to deal with either complication, and the prognosis of surgery for PVR is usually very poor, both for...

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