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The aim of this study was to describe the clinical presentations, management and factors determining outcomes of Aspergillus endophthalmitis.
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Name: Asia-Pacific journal of ophthalmology (Philadelphia, Pa.)
To describe the clinical presentations, diagnosis and management outcomes of clostridial endophthalmitis, and a review of the previous literature.
Leishmaniasis is an infectious disease caused by parasites of the genus Leishmania (Trypanasomatid protozoans), and it is transmitted through the bite of sandflies. The disease is endemic in tropical ...
Endogenous endophthalmitis is an uncommon infection of the internal tissues of the eye resulting from a bloodborne infection. We present the case of an 89-year-old man with Serratia marcescens uroseps...
Intravitreal injections have become the most commonly performed ophthalmic procedure, transforming modern retina practice. Post-injection endophthalmitis (PIE), while rare, remains the most feared pot...
VTE due to lung cancer has been sufficiently studied, nevertheless, little is known regarding the discrepancy of clinical characteristics and predictive factors amongst different presentations of VTE ...
To determine the role of initial pars plana vitrectomy in the management of postoperative bacterial endophthalmitis. To determine the role of intravenous antibiotics in the management of ...
Although cataract surgery is generally considered a safe procedure resulting in a favourable visual outcome, surgical complications do occur. The most feared complication is postoperative ...
Endophthalmitis is a serious eye infection of exogenous origin (post-operational, post-traumatic) or endogenous origin (metastatic). This is a diagnostic and therapeutic emergency. ...
Intracameral injection of 0.1% moxifloxacin solution after cataract surgery to prevent endophthalmitis
Primary objectives: 1. To investigate the prevalence of azole resistance in Aspergillus clinical isolates collected in participating hospitals in Taiwan 2. To investigate ...
Suppurative inflammation of the tissues of the internal structures of the eye; not all layers of the uvea are affected. Fungi, necrosis of intraocular tumors, and retained intraocular foreign bodies often cause a purulent endophthalmitis.
Infections of the nervous system caused by fungi of the genus ASPERGILLUS, most commonly ASPERGILLUS FUMIGATUS. Aspergillus infections may occur in immunocompetent hosts, but are more prevalent in individuals with IMMUNOLOGIC DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES. The organism may spread to the nervous system from focal infections in the lung, mastoid region, sinuses, inner ear, bones, eyes, gastrointestinal tract, and heart. Sinus infections may be locally invasive and enter the intracranial compartment, producing MENINGITIS, FUNGAL; cranial neuropathies; and abscesses in the frontal lobes of the brain. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1998, Ch 27, pp62-3)
Clinical presentations that may be followed by evaluative studies that eventually lead to a diagnosis.
A large family of structurally-related transcription factors that were originally discovered based upon their close sequence homology to an HMG-box domain found in SEX-DETERMINING REGION Y PROTEIN. Many SOX transcription factors play important roles in regulating CELL DIFFERENTIATION. The numerous members of this family are organized in several subgroups according to structural identities found within the proteins.
An autosomal dominant familial prion disease with a wide spectrum of clinical presentations including ATAXIA, spastic paraparesis, extrapyramidal signs, and DEMENTIA. Clinical onset is in the third to sixth decade of life and the mean duration of illness prior to death is five years. Several kindreds with variable clinical and pathologic features have been described. Pathologic features include cerebral prion protein amyloidosis, and spongiform or neurofibrillary degeneration. (From Brain Pathol 1998 Jul;8(3):499-513; Brain Pathol 1995 Jan;5(1):61-75)