Category: Case Reports

Post Cataract Surgery Endophthalmitis in the “Constant Gardener”

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Tahir A Farooq, Yajati Ghosh Abstract We describe a case of endophthalmitis following routine cataract surgery caused by the aerobic gram negative organism, Rhizobium radiobacter. The low virulence of this organism is demonstrated through the late clinical presentation of sight-threatening signs and symptoms. This case highlights…
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A Case of Central Serous Retinopathy

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Aria Mohammad-Khani, Hannah Timlin, Kamran Saha, Narciss Okhravi Abstract Introduction: Clinicians frequently prescribe systemic and topical steroids. However, many are unaware of the potential ocular side effects, including central serous retinopathy (CSR). Additionally, patients displaying multiple retinal cotton wool spots (CWS) must have blood pressure measurements…
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September 15, 2014 0

Retinoblastoma in Nepal: case report and review

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Stephen V Lau, Ben Limbu Abstract Retinoblastoma often sparks interest because the underlying cancer gene mutation was the first to be identified and cloned. However, apart from its genetic intrigue, the condition illustrates the health disparities between more and less developed countries. We present a case…
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September 15, 2014 0

Visual Hallucinations: referral to the eye clinic or psychiatric unit?

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Farihah Tariq, Aman Harghandewal, Thomas MacEwan Abstract Visual hallucinations (VH) in people with deteriorating vision, who are otherwise healthy is known as Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) or ‘phantom eye syndrome’. Relative lack of awareness of this condition amongst clinicians, often coupled with patients being unwilling to…
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July 15, 2013 0

Paediatric oculofacial reconstruction following dog attack

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Sohaib R Rufai, Divya Subramanyam Abstract Paediatric dog bite injuries are a serious medical and public health issue posing functional, aesthetic and psychosocial consequences. We present a case of a severe paediatric dog bite injury, describing the management and exploring prevention strategies. A 9-year-old boy presented…
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July 15, 2013 0

A Case of Posner-Schlossman Syndrome

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Christine Anggun Putri, Karl Mercieca Abstract Posner-Schlossman syndrome (PSS), the eponymous name for glaucomatocyclitic crisis, is a rare cause of recurrent unilateral ocular hypertension associated with mild ciliary body inflammation (cyclitis). Due to the mild nature of inflammation, the diagnosis of PSS can be challenging. Medical…
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