Adama Fany

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INTRODUCTION Von Recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis is the most frequent of phakomatoses. Its incidence is 1/2,500-3,000 births. It is inherited through a dominant autosomal mode with a strong prevalence and changing expression. Eye and skin signs are essential to diagnosis and this case provided a noteworthy example of a unilateral upper palpebral tumor(More)
Eye injuries, most of them preventable, are particularly severe in Africa, because of the risks of infection and delay in treatment. We report a 16-month (March 1997-June 1998) prospective observational survey of eye injuries in children up to the age of 15 years at Treichville-Abidjan University Hospital. During this period, 62 children were treated for(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate different retinal complications, study correlation with age and links with genotypic forms in Togolese sickle cell patients. MATERIAL AND METHOD Patients were recruited between 1994 and 1996 at the hospital, genotypic diagnosis by electrophoresis, systematic angiofluorography were performed and laser photocoagulation of retinal(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to describe retinal complications observed in patients presenting with AIDS at Lome teaching hospital. MATERIAL All patients who met WHO AIDS clinical case diagnostic in Africa, admitted for various signs in hospital, were followed between December 1996 and May 1997 for ocular examinations. RESULTS We surveyed 94(More)
INTRODUCTION The retinopathy of sickle cell diseases is an ischemic retinopathy that occurs frequently in the major forms of HbSS and HbSC sickle cell diseases. The retinopathy of sickle trait HbAS has not been described extensively. PATIENTS AND METHODS The aim of this study was to describe the retinal characteristics and thus gain better knowledge of(More)
The association of Morning glory syndrome and retinal detachment has been described several times. The observation of one clinical case has led us to review all the proposed physiopathogenic hypotheses and to deduce an original therapeutic attitude. The possibility of an abnormal communication between the sub retinal and sub arachnoidal spaces has justified(More)
PURPOSE The goal of this study is to describe asymmetrical forms of primary open angle glaucomas in black african originated patients. MATERIAL AND METHOD Data of 514 glaucomatous patients (1022 eyes) followed between 1993 and 1997, and attending our hospital eye department are retrospectively analysed. All the participants were diagnosed as primary open(More)
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