Agnieszka Samsel

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Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP) is an autoimmune disease characterize by mucous membrane fibrosis and skin changes resulting with scarring. The pathogenic mechanisms of ocular cicatricial pemphigoid are incompletely understood. Antibasement membrane antibodies which lead to subepithelial blistering, granulation tissue and inflammatory infiltrate(More)
Multifocal choroiditis and panuveitis (MCP) belong to white dot syndromes, which are an idiopathic inflammatory process damaging the retinal pigment epithelium and choriocapillaris. We observed fourteen patients with typical ocular changes for MCP (panuveitis with typical multiple yellow, white or gray focal lesions in fundus of the eye). In 8 patients(More)
Stargardt's disease is one of the central retinal dystrophies with its onset in first two decades of life presenting gradual decrease in visual acuity and typical features in fluorescein angiography. The aim of the study was to evaluate the macular area in patients with diagnosed Stargardt's disease with the use of optical coherence tomography. 11 patients(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the clinical course and distinctive features of different white dot syndromes (WDS) in patients attending the Ophthalmology Department, Medical University of Warsaw in the years 1995-2015. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixty-two (62) patients (43 females and 19 males), aged 18 to 77 years, referred with a WDS were(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was a clinical analysis of patients with symptoms typical of pemphigoid. MATERIAL AND METHODS 21 patients were enrolled on the study within the period 1988-2004. The frequency and type of ophthalmological and extraocular symptoms and accompanying diseases were assessed. The analysis also contains immunological findings as(More)
Case report A 31-year-old woman with orbitopathy due to Graves’ disease, after radioiodine treatment, treated for hypothyroidism with sufficient dose of levothyroxine, was referred to the Department of Endocrinology due to the progressive deterioration of visual acuity and impaired right-eye colour vision. This symptoms have developed for the last two(More)
INTRODUCTION To evaluate the effectiveness of methylprednisolone (MP) and surgical treatment in achieving complete reversal of dysthyroid optic neuropathy (DON) and predictive factors of this therapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS The group consisted of 10 patients (18 eyes) with DON. The diagnosis of DON was based on at least two criteria from the following: (i)(More)
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