Abdelouahed Amraoui

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AIM To compare the efficacy and safety of Azyter, azithromycin 1.5% eye drops, for 3 days with tobramycin 0.3% for 7 days to treat purulent bacterial conjunctivitis. METHODS This was a multicentre, randomised, investigator-masked study including 1043 children and adults with purulent bacterial conjunctivitis. Patients received either azithromycin 1.5%(More)
The authors have reviewed the records of 316 patients with Behcet's disease diagnosed between 1981 and 1989 in the Internal Medicine Department of Casablanca's University Hospital, Morocco. Males aged between 20 and 40 years (78 percent) were most frequently affected (71 percent of the cases). All patients presented with muco-cutaneous lesions, including(More)
Primary congenital glaucoma (PCG) is a heterogeneous autosomal recessive disorder caused by unknown developmental defect(s) of the anterior chamber of the eye. A member of the cytochrome P450 gene family, CYP1B1, was found to be mutated in PCG patients in different populations, albeit to a variable extent. In this study, CYP1B1 mutations were searched for(More)
INTRODUCTION The macular damage in Behçet's disease requires particular attention because of its poor prognosis. PURPOSE The purpose of our study was to specify the frequency of macular alterations in Behçet's disease and discuss the clinical, physiopathological and therapeutic aspects. MATERIALS AND METHODS Our report is based on 244 patients with(More)
INTRODUCTION Bacterial conjunctivitis is characterized by hyperemia and discharge of one or both eyes. These clinical signs appear quickly and are contagious. This study compares the clinical efficacy (signs and symptoms) and safety of azithromycin 1.5% eye drops with tobramycin 0.3%. PATIENTS AND METHODS This was a multicenter, randomized,(More)
INTRODUCTION Diabetes is the leading cause of neovascular vitreoretinal proliferation. Several recent publications have appeared showing the efficacy and safety of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVT) in proliferative or complicated diabetic retinopathy (PDR), but with no consensus on the injected dose. We report the results of its use as adjuvant intravitreal(More)
PURPOSE Our purpose is to study the clinical features of the oculomotor paralyses in the course of the diabetes, to assess the risk factors and to show the importance of the diagnosis and the cerebral imaging. MATERIAL AND METHODS We report a series of 12 diabetic patients with OMP collected at the department of ophthalmology in UHC Ibn Rochd in(More)
Immunoglobulin G4-related sclerosing disease (IgG4-RSD) represents a recently identified inflammatory disorder in which infiltration of IgG4 plasma cells causes fibrosis in organs. While IgG4-RSD is well documented in the pancreas and other organs, it is poorly characterized in the thyroid gland. We report a case of a 48-year-old female with a fibrotic(More)
INTRODUCTION Corneal ulcers in contact lens wearers are becoming more common, and can sometimes lead to severe complications. The purpose of this study is to define the epidemiological, clinical, microbiological and therapeutic considerations of these ulcers within the above context. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted an uncontrolled, descriptive,(More)
PURPOSE Filtration surgery has shifted in the past 20 years to a nonperforating surgery to reduce complications. The purpose of this study was to assess the short-term clinical results and complications of viscocanalostomy. PATIENT AND METHODS In a prospective and nonrandomized study, 107 consecutive eyes of 67 patients who underwent viscocanalostomy were(More)