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Research & Reviews  230 results

Bilateral endogenous endophthalmitis complicated by scleral perforation: an unusual pre...
BMJ Case Reports; Sinha P, Sinha U et. al.

Sep 23rd, 2021 - Endogenous endophthalmitis complicated by necrotising scleritis has rarely been reported in the literature. We, hereby, report a case of bilateral scleral perforation with endogenous endophthalmitis in an 87-year-old female patient with diabetes w...

American Journal of Ophthalmology; Liberman P, Burkholder BM et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2021 - To describe the effectiveness and side effect profile of difluprednate therapy in a series of patients with anterior scleritis. Retrospective, interventional case series. Data collected from all patients with anterior scleritis who used diflupredn...

Keeping an 'eye' on ocular GVHD.
Clinical & Experimental Optometry; Kezic JM, Wiffen S et. al.

Sep 21st, 2021 - Ocular graft versus host disease (GVHD) is a common manifestation in patients undergoing allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT). Ocular GVHD affects approximately 10% of patients with acute GVHD and more than 50% of patien...

Case Report: A Human Case of Onchocerca lupi Mimicking Nodular Scleritis.
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Hasanreisoglu M, Halim MS et. al.

Sep 21st, 2021 - We report a case of human ocular onchocerciasis by zoonotic Onchocerca lupi presenting as nodular scleritis. Molecular analyses were used to confirm diagnosis at species level. In addition to few existing reports of human infection by O. lupi in T...

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Guidelines  1 results

Expert panel recommendations for the use of anti-tumor necrosis factor biologic agents ...
Ophthalmology Levy-Clarke G, Jabs DA et. al.

Dec 24th, 2013 - To provide recommendations for the use of anti-tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α) biologic agents in patients with ocular inflammatory disorders. Ocular inflammatory diseases remain a leading cause of vision loss worldwide. Anti-TNF-α agents are used...

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News  19 results

Drop in Scleritis Cases in UK Likely Due to Better Management of Immune Disease

Mar 22nd, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The incidence of scleritis has fallen by about a third in the United Kingdom over roughly the past two decades, likely due to improvements in the management of immune-related diseases, researchers report. "Scleritis is ...

A Third of Uveitis Patients Prescribed Excess Corticosteroids

Feb 19th, 2021 - A new study published in the journal  Eye  suggests that one-third of patients with uveitis in the UK receive excess systemic corticosteroids (CS), and there is a scope to reduce excess prescribing in a quarter of them. CS are widely prescribed fo...

A 26-Year-Old With Chronic Eye Pain: Osmosis USMLE Study Question

Jan 22nd, 2021 - Test yourself with this question from Osmosis.org and see how you stack up against your peers! A 26-year-old woman is evaluated for chronic eye pain and eye redness. She also reports some photophobia and says that her pain is not significantly cha...

Secondary Sjogren's Syndrome, Scleritis Linked to Corneal Complications

Jan 15th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with secondary Sjogren's syndrome (SS) are at increased risk of corneal complications compared to those with primary SS, and eyes with scleritis are at especially high risk of vision-threatening complications, ...

Fast Five Quiz: Psoriatic Arthritis Presentation and Diagnosis

Jan 29th, 2020 - Recognizing the patterns of joint involvement seen in psoriatic arthritis is essential to its diagnosis. Five patterns have been identified. They are: Asymmetrical oligoarticular arthritis Symmetrical polyarthritis Arthritis mutilans Distal interp...

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