Latest Advances

  • Journal: Middle East African journal of ophthalmology
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Superficial Temporal Muscle Fascia Grafting: Successful Transplant of Surgical-induced Necrotizing Scleritis.
  • Condition: Mycobacterium Haemophilum Scleritis
  • Journal: BMC ophthalmology
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Debridement, Topical Antibiotics, Oral Acyclovir, Low-Dose Topical Steroids, and Systemic Steroids
  • Number of Patients: 2
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This study reported cases of Mycobacterium haemophilum scleritis treated with surgical debridement, topical antibiotics, oral acyclovir, low-dose topical steroids, and systemic steroids.
  • Condition: Posterior Scleritis
  • Journal: BMC ophthalmology
  • Treatment Used: Corticosteroids
  • Number of Patients: 1
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In this study, researchers sought to determine the best treatment for posterior scleritis in a patient with HIV.
  • Condition: Scleritis
  • Journal: Mediators of inflammation
  • Treatment Used: Biologic Agents (Rituximab, Anakinra, Tocilizumab, Tofacitinib, and Abatacept)
  • Number of Patients: 14
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In this study, researchers evaluated the safety and effectiveness of biologic agents (rituximab, anakinra, tocilizumab, tofacitinib, and abatacept) for the treatment of scleritis.
  • Condition: Fulminant Acanthamoeba Endophthalmitis After Cataract Surgery
  • Journal: Cornea
  • Treatment Used: Topical Anti-Amoebics and Intracameral and Intravitreal Voriconazole, Total Evisceration
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient diagnosed with fulminant Acanthamoeba endophthalmitis (eye infection) after an uneventful cataract surgery treated with topical anti-amoebics and intracameral and intravitreal voriconazole and eventual total evisceration.
  • Condition: Behçet's disease
  • Journal: Clinical medicine (London, England)
  • Treatment Used: Corticosteroids
  • Number of Patients: 1
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The study discusses a man with Behçet's disease and researched the various treatments.
  • Condition: Nodular Necrotizing-Scleritis Associated with Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Infection
  • Journal: Ocular immunology and inflammation
  • Treatment Used: Antiviral Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 68-year-old woman diagnosed with nodular necrotizing-scleritis associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection treated with antiviral therapy.
  • Condition: Progressive Scleral Necrosis with Severe Ischemia
  • Journal: The ocular surface
  • Treatment Used: Autologous Perichondrium Transplantation
  • Number of Patients: 14
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In this study, researchers evaluated the safety and effectiveness of autologous perichondrium transplantation for the treatment of progressive scleral necrosis with severe ischemia.
  • Condition: Treatment of Noninfectious Scleritis
  • Journal: Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie
  • Treatment Used: Methotrexate
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This study assessed corticosteroid-sparing and inflammation control in patients with noninfectious scleritis treated with methotrexate.
  • Condition: Ocular Syphilis at a Time of Re-Emergence of the Systemic Infection
  • Journal: Scientific reports
  • Treatment Used: Anti-Microbial Drugs
  • Number of Patients: 127
  • Published —
This study evaluated persons treated for ocular syphilis at public medical centers in Brazil over a 2.5-year period.
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