Abdelouahed Amraoui

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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)
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)
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)
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)
Postoperative pain in retinal detachment surgery is frequent but it is often underestimated. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of postoperative pain after retinal detachment surgery and to identify its predictive factors in a longitudinal study. We included 106 patients operated for retinal detachment surgery using an endo-ocular or(More)
OBJECTIVE Fluorescein is widely used in ophthalmology. Side effects related to fluorescein occur frequently but are usually benign (nausea, vomiting, lipothymia). Severe side effects are rare. We report a case of anaphylactic shock due to local application of fluorescein. CASE REPORT A 70-year-old woman was treated for ocular conjunctivitis with local(More)
PURPOSE Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease is a rare systemic affection characterised by the association of ocular inflammatory manifestations and extra ocular lesions such as meningismus, tegumentary or auditory findings observed in pigmented population. Auto-immune origin of this syndrome is probable; a T-lymphocyte-mediated autoimmune process is directed(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this paper is to compare our results with the literature and to discuss some therapeutical aspects of the disease. METHODS This retrospective study concerned 520 cases of Behçet's disease followed by internal diseases department and ophthalmology service of U.H.C. Averroes (Casablanca, Morocco) during 10 years. RESULTS There were 432(More)
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)
Anthrax is a disease caused by Bacillus anthracis. The disease affects primarily herbivores including sheep, cattle, horses, and other domestic animals. Humans may rarely be affected. We examined one male and two female patients with a localised itchy erythematous papule of the eyelid. A necrotising ulcer formed in each of the three cases resulting in a(More)