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Holló Gábor G Department of Ophthalmology, Semmelweis University, Budapest - - - 2014
PurposeTo describe the characteristic optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings of the iris in Cogan-Reese syndrome.MethodsA 63-year-old woman was referred for consultation due to diffuse pigmentation of the iris and elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in the left eye. The clinical examination revealed Cogan-Reese syndrome with pedunculated iris outcroppings on the entire ...
Garro Sarah J SJ Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, North - - 2014
Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is a rare, congenital neurocutaneous condition (affecting both the skin and the brain) characterized by a facial port-wine stain located specifically on the ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal nerve, cerebral vascular abnormalities, and potential eye involvement. The incidence of SWS is approximately 1 in 20,000 to 50,000 ...
Sorrentino Dante D Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami, FL. Electronic address: - - 2014
To present the natural history of bilateral Brown syndrome in patients without surgical intervention. The medical records of cases of bilateral Brown syndrome not treated surgically with long-term follow-up from 1987 to 2012 were retrospectively reviewed. A total of 9 cases were included. The majority of patients in this series ...
Cacciamani Andrea A Institute of Ophthalmology, Fondazione G.B. Bietti-IRCCS, Via Livenza 3/5, 00198, Rome, Italy, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the choroidal thickness (CT) changes associated with visual function following photodynamic therapy (PDT) for a diffuse choroidal hemangioma in Sturge-Weber syndrome. We report a case of Sturge-Weber syndrome and symptomatic serous retinal detachment (SRD) with diffuse choroidal hemangioma treated with PDT. Visual ...
Oshitari Toshiyuki - - 2014
To present our findings in a case of Werner syndrome with refractory cystoid macular edema (CME) and to determine the expression and the distribution of WRN proteins in human retinas. A 35-year-old man with Werner syndrome who developed CME after YAG laser treatment was studied. Optical coherence tomographic (OCT) scans ...
Usuba Fany Solange FS Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, Hospital das Clínicas, Department of Ophthalmology, São PauloSP, Brazil, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Hospital das Clínicas, Department of Ophthalmology, São Paulo/SP, - - 2014
To determine the prevalence of sicca symptoms, dry eye, and secondary Sjögren's syndrome and to evaluate the severity of dry eye in patients with mixed connective tissue disease. In total, 44 consecutive patients with mixed connective tissue disease (Kasukawa's criteria) and 41 healthy controls underwent Schirmer's test, a tear film ...
Baartman Brandon B Department of Ophthalmology, Wake Forest University Eye Center, Winston-Salem, N.C., - - 2014
Sweet's syndrome is a primarily dermatologic disorder with many features of systemic inflammation. It is generally characterized by a neutrophilic dermatosis in the setting of fever and an elevated white blood cell count. Inflammation has been described to occur in many organ systems including the lung, bone, liver, spleen, brain ...
Shah Bhavin M - - 2014
Blepharophimosis ptosis epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES) is a complex eyelid malformation characterized by the classical tetrad of blepharophimosis, telecanthus, ptosis, and epicanthus inversus. It has been reported to be associated with other ocular anomalies such as euryblepharon, strabismus, nystagmus, amblyopia, microphthalmos, lacrimal drainage apparatus abnormality, extra ocular muscle abnormalities, microcornea, ...
Kim Sung-Hoon SH Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
A 56-year-old man with a rotator cuff injury, scheduled for arthroscopic reconstruction surgery, had a history of recurrent symptoms of eyeball pain and blurred vision for several years. After close examination, he was diagnosed with Posner-Schlossman syndrome. Three weeks before the scheduled surgery, his intraocular pressure (IOP) increased (> 30 ...
Pflugfelder Stephen C SC Department of Ophthalmology, Ocular Surface Center, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, - - 2014
Concepts regarding what causes dryness in Sjogren syndrome have evolved over the past decade. Inflammation in the lacrimal functional unit contributes to development of dry eye by causing dysfunction and even death of tear secreting epithelium in the lacrimal gland and conjunctiva that alters tear composition and stability. Disease-relevant inflammatory ...
Rucker Janet C JC 1 Department of Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York 10029, - - 2014
Congenital facial weakness is present in a heterogeneous group of conditions. Among them is Moebius syndrome, which has been defined as a disorder with congenital, non-progressive facial weakness and limited abduction of one or both eyes. It is typically attributed to agenesis of the abducens and facial cranial nerves. This ...
Molho-Pessach Vered V Department of Dermatology - - 2014
Abstract Background: H syndrome is an autosomal recessive histiocytosis with multisystemic involvement caused by mutations in the SLC29A3 gene. The term H syndrome was coined to denote the major clinical findings which include hyperpigmentation, hypertrichosis, hearing loss, hepatosplenomegaly, hypogonadism, hyperglycemia/diabetes mellitus and hallux valgus/flexion contractures. Almost 100 individuals affected with ...
Raboudi T T Service d'Orthopédie de l'Enfant et l'Adolescent, hôpital d'Enfants Béchir-Hamza de Tunis, Bab Saadoun, Tunis 1007, Tunisia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Proteus syndrome is a rare congenital hamartomatous disease frequently responsible for musculoskeletal deformities. The results and complications of surgical treatment are not well documented owing to the scarcity of reported cases. The authors report a case of poor evolution of valgus proximal tibial osteotomy in a 6-year-old girl with Proteus ...
Leblanc Shannon K SK Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, - - 2014
Colobomata are etiologically heterogeneous and may occur as an isolated defect or as a feature of a variety of single-gene disorders, chromosomal syndromes, or malformation syndromes. Although not classically associated with Marfan syndrome, colobomata have been described in several reports of Marfan syndrome, typically involving the lens and rarely involving ...
Morton Christopher M - - 2014
Ulerythema ophryogenes is a rare cutaneous atrophic disorder that occasionally is associated with Noonan syndrome, de Lange syndrome, Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome, and cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) syndrome. Often presenting in pediatric patients, the pathogenesis of ulerythema ophryogenes remains unclear, though several genetic causes have been suggested. Treatment recommendations remain anecdotal, but clearance has ...
Erginturk Acar D D Ministry of Health, Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Research and Education Hospital , Ankara , Turkey - - 2014
Abstract Aim: To present an infant of trisomy 18 (Edwards Syndrome) with unilateral microphthalmia. Methods: A female infant who was born at 41 weeks of gestation had been diagnosed with Edwards Syndrome (ES). On ophthalmic examination, microphthalmia, microcornea, optic disc coloboma, and persistent hyaloid artery were determined in the left ...
Amin N N Department of Otorhinolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, - - 2014
Introduction: First bite syndrome is a condition characterised by severe facial pain brought on by the first bite of each meal. This can severely affect the patient's ability to eat. Methods: We present a 70-year-old woman for whom we performed a laser ablation of the left ear tympanic plexus, as ...
Van Asbeck Ellyze E Department of Pediatrics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands; Hayward Genetics Center and Department of Pediatrics, Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans, - - 2014
Cutis laxa (CL) is a connective tissue disorder, characterized by loose, inelastic, sagging skin. Both acquired and inherited (dominant, recessive, and X-linked) forms exist. Here, we describe a new phenotype, which overlaps with other known CL syndromes. Our patient has a unique combination of features in association with sagging, inelastic, ...
Zhang Linda L From the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, - - 2014
We propose 2 mechanisms of uveitis-glaucoma-hyphema (UGH) syndrome in 2 patients with intracapsular or in-the-bag single-piece acrylic intraocular lenses (IOLs). In the first case, pseudophacodonesis secondary to zonular laxity from pseudoexfoliation syndrome caused chafing of the posterior iris by the square-edged haptic. In the second case, focal capsular fibrosis around ...
Eleni K K Department of Dermatology, Thriassio General Hospital, Athens, - - 2014
The tremendous increase in the use of drugs has considerably increased their side effects. The aim of this work is to demonstrate Dress syndrome induced by levetiracetam an anti-epileptic drug. We describe a skin eruption observed in an-hospitalized in an intensive care unit patient who received levetiracetam. According to morphology ...
Spierer Oriel O Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Urrets-Zavalia Syndrome (UZS) was described 50 years ago as the appearance of a fixed and dilated pupil following penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus in patients receiving atropine. The mechanism of UZS has still not been fully determined, but an acute increase in intraocular pressure and ischemia of the iris most probably ...
Shields Charlotte Nelle - - 2014
A child referred for management of retinoblastoma who alternatively had a calcified scleral choristoma as part of previously undiagnosed organoid nevus syndrome is described. A 31-month-old male infant with scalp alopecia was referred for retinoblastoma management after a calcified mass in his left eye was found. Ophthalmic examination revealed the ...
Raina Usha K - - 2014
Parry-Romberg syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by progressive hemifacial atrophy. Ophthalmic findings are characterized by enophthalmos, strabismus, nerve palsies, anisometropia, glaucoma, and angle abnormalities. Vision loss has also been reported due to retinal changes such as venous dilatation, disc edema, retinal edema, and retinal folds. The authors describe a ...
Burd Martin M National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, , Durham, NC 27705, USA, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, , Melbourne, Victoria 3800, Australia, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, , Melbourne, Victoria 3800, Australia, Department of Physiology, Monash University, , Melbourne, Victoria 3800, Australia, Department of Biology, Bucknell University, , Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA, School of Media and Communication, RMIT University, , Melbourne, Victoria, - - 2014
We used a colour-space model of avian vision to assess whether a distinctive bird pollination syndrome exists for floral colour among Australian angiosperms. We also used a novel phylogenetically based method to assess whether such a syndrome represents a significant degree of convergent evolution. About half of the 80 species ...
Chang Yao-Lung YL Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan. - - 2014
Mirror syndrome is a rare complication of twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS). Its clinical picture includes massive edema, oliguria, and hemodilution in the context of fetal hydrops. The occurrence of mirror syndrome after fetoscopic laser therapy for TTTS has been well documented, but resolution of mirror syndrome before delivery has not ...
Lorenzi Umberto U Ophthalmic Section, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Turin, - - 2014
Terson syndrome is defined as intraocular hemorrhage associated with intracranial bleeding. This syndrome can occur in the event of intracranial hemorrhage or elevated intracranial pressure. To our knowledge, it has never been associated with chronic myeloid leukemia. A 45-year-old woman suffering from chronic myeloid leukemia was referred to our clinic ...
Arranz-Marquez E E Hospital Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, España; Novovision, Madrid, - - 2013
A case is presented of an acute onset lens particle glaucoma originating from a crystalline lens spontaneously dislocated into the vitreous for more than 20 years in a patient diagnosed with Marfan syndrome. Marfan syndrome is a connective tissue disorder with autosomal dominant inheritance caused by fibrillin gene mutation. Ectopia ...
Serrador-García M M Unidad de Neurooftalmología, Servicio de Oftalmología, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, España. Electronic address: - - 2013
We report the case of a young patient with unilateral anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, with no known cardiovascular risk factors and visual acuity preserved with positive anticardiolipin antibodies as a unique find. Non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy in the context of antiphospholipid syndrome is an uncommon finding, but it must ...
Jovanović Svetlana S Clinic of Ophthalmology, Clinical Center "Kragujevac", Kragujevac, Serbia. - - 2013
Sometimes it is not easy to clinically recognize subtle differences between intraocular lymphoma and noninfectious uveitis. The most common lymphoma subtype involving the eye is B-cell lymphoma. We presented two patients aged 59 and 58 years with infiltration of the subretinal space with a large B-cell non-Hodgkin intraocular lymphoma. The ...
Kekunnaya Ramesh - - 2013
Background: The management of Duane retraction syndrome (DRS) is challenging and may become more difficult if an associated accommodative component due to high hyperopia is present. The purpose of this study is to review clinical features and outcomes in patients with partially accommodative esotropia and DRS. Setting and Design: Retrospective, ...
Antunica Antonela Gverović - - 2013
A case is presented of a very rare type of Usher's syndrome detected in a 30-year-old woman in her 28th week of pregnancy. She reported left eye visual impairment with a one-month history. She underwent standard ophthalmologic examination with additional procedures scheduled after childbirth, including fluorescein angiography, visual field (Goldman ...
Hashida Noriyasu - - 2013
Noonan syndrome is an autosomal, dominantly inherited disease; it is physically characterized by short stature, short neck, webbed neck, abnormal auricles, high arched palate, and cardiovascular malformation. Its pathological condition is thought to be due to a gain-of-function mutation in the Ras-mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) signal transduction pathway. Eyelid abnormalities ...
Shah Bhavin M - - 2013
Blepharophimosis ptosis epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES) is a complex eyelid malformation characterized by the classical tetrad of blepharophimosis, telecanthus, ptosis, and epicanthus inversus. It has been reported to be associated with other ocular anomalies such as euryblepharon, strabismus, nystagmus, amblyopia, microphthalmos, lacrimal drainage apparatus abnormality, extra ocular muscle abnormalities, microcornea, ...
Sudarsanam Annapurna - - 2013
Sturge-Weber syndrome is a rare sporadic neurocutaneous syndrome the hallmark of which is a facial port-wine stain involving the first division of the trigeminal nerve, ipsilateral leptomeningeal angiomata and angioma involving the ipsilateral eye. Our understanding of the disease process has vastly improved since it was first described in 1879, ...
Kaushik Sushmita - - 2013
We report a case of anterior uveitis and unilateral recalcitrant glaucoma in an immunocompromised 6-year-old boy diagnosed with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome who presented with elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), mild anterior uveitis, and unilateral acute glaucoma. Polymerase chain reaction from the aqueous was positive for cytomegalovirus (CMV). After initially responding to ganciclovir, ...
Baldwin Andrew - - 2013
We report the complication of corneal endothelial staining with trypan blue that limited the surgical view during cataract extraction in a 10-month-old boy. The boy had presented with a pigmentary retinopathy, microphthalmia, and a dense, white, unilateral congenital cataract. He was suspected of having, and was later diagnosed with, congenital ...
Grange Landon K - - 2013
To identify the demographic and clinical characteristics, along with the frequency, of neoplastic masquerade syndromes in a tertiary uveitis clinic. A retrospective observational cohort. Demographic and clinical data on all patients presenting to the National Eye Institute (NEI) with uveitis between 2004-2012 were used to compare neoplastic masquerade syndromes and ...
Macías-Murelaga B - - 2013
A 17 year old female consulting due to photopsia and a sudden loss of visual field in left eye (OS), with previous contralateral choroidal neovascularization. The examination suggested an acute idiopathic blind spot syndrome. The progress without treatment was favorable, with a reduction in the scotoma and without a worsening ...
Joseph Anthony - - 2013
The authors present three cases of multiple evanescent white dot syndrome (MEWDS) with characteristic fundus autofluorescence (FAF) findings, including one patient without any visible white dots on funduscopic examination and another with many more hyperautofluorescent lesions than seen ophthalmoscopically. Additionally, the findings support an alternative mechanism for the hyperautofluorescent lesions ...
Sawhney Gagan K - - 2013
Vision loss associated with the idiopathic retinal vasculitis, aneurysms, and neuroretinitis (IRVAN) syndrome most commonly occurs from macular edema or complications related to neovascularization. The authors present a case of advanced IRVAN associated with a massive exudative response characterized by peripheral retinal telangiectasias, exudative retinal detachment, and macular edema with ...
Gundgurthi Abhay A Department of Endocrinology, Army Hospital (Research and Referral), Delhi, Cantt, - - 2013
Nelson's syndrome refers to a clinical spectrum arising from progressive enlargement of pituitary adenoma and elevated adrenocorticotrophic hormone after total bilateral adrenalectomy for Cushing's disease comprising of hyperpigmentation, visual field defects which can be life threatening. We report here a 50-year male presenting with rapid onset of Nelson's syndrome with ...
Biswas S S Department of Anatomy, N.R.S. Medical College, Kolkata, India. - - 2013
Goldenhar syndrome (GS) is a well-recognised condition characterised by variable degree of uni- or bilateral involvement of craniofacial structures involving first and second branchial arches manifesting ocular and auricular anomalies and also vertebral defect. This syndrome presents at birth and its exact aetiology is still unknown. The affections of the ...
Onder Halil Ibrahim - - 2013
Abstract Wyburn-Mason syndrome is a rare phacomatosis characterized by unilateral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) involving the brain, retina, and (rarely) the skin. The diagnosis is concluded with dilated fundus examination and markedly dilated tortuous vascular loops with arteriovenous communications on fluorescent angiography. We present a 14-year-old male patient with Wyburn-Mason syndrome ...
Zhang Yuqiu - - 2013
Purpose: This study was designed to measure the effect of different artificial tears on the contrast sensitivity of Sjgren's syndrome patients from 5 minutes to 4 hours after instillation. Methods: Ten normal subjects and ten subjects with ocular manifestations of Sjgren's syndrome were compared at baseline, including staining scores, a ...
Barnett Madeleine - - 2013
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is a condition typically characterised by headache, normal level of consciousness, papilloedema and raised cerebrospinal fluid pressure. Children often present with visual loss and atypical features of raised pressure, posing a diagnostic and management challenge. A range of renal disorders can predispose to developing this raised intracranial ...
Modrzejewska Monika - - 2013
The paper presents a case of ophthalmologic manifestations, episcleritis and retinal branch vein thrombosis, in a neonate born to a mother with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) in the course of systemic lupus erythematosus. Female neonate (birth weight 1150 g, Apgar scores 6, 7 and 7) was born with respiratory distress syndrome, ...
Kunimoto Brian T - - 2013
This article summarizes information presented at the Wound Healing Subspecialty Symposium of the Annual Conference of the Canadian Dermatology Association held in Ottawa in June 2012. To provide continuing medical education on wound healing for dermatologists. A review of the pertinent literature was performed by the author in order to ...
Kiedrowicz Magdalena M Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland. Head of Department: Prof. Romuald Maleszka MD, - - 2013
The Schimmelpenning-Feuerstein-Mims (SFM) syndrome is a rare phakomatosis which comprises a nevus sebaceous of Jadassohn, seizures and developmental delay associated with a wide spectrum of extracutaneous abnormalities including neurological, skeletal, ocular, cardiovascular and urogenital defects. We are presenting a case of an 18-year-old patient with systemic features of the SFM ...
Zhang Jason J Department of Ophthalmology, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA ; Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, - - 2013
The Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) refers to lucid and complex visual hallucinations in cognitively normal patients with acquired vision loss. It can be associated with any type of vision loss including that related to macular degeneration, corneal disease, diabetic retinopathy, and occipital infarct. Neurosarcoidosis, a multi-systemic inflammatory granulomatous disease affecting ...
Lim Lik Thai - - 2013
Abstract Purpose: To describe corneal changes associated with chromosome 10 terminal deletion (chromosome 10, monosomy 10qter) syndrome. Methods: Report of two cases of bilateral corneal ectasia with literature review. Results: Corneal pathology has not previously been reported in the limited number of case reports on 10qter syndrome. However, Rodrigues et ...
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