Alaa E. Radwan

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PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine 2 cases of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis, occuring in 2 immunocompentent adult patients. METHODS Case selection and literature review. RESULTS Both patients cited significantly decreased vision despite systemic, topical, and/or local corticosteroid use. Neither patient was using high-dose(More)
PURPOSE To compare the efficacy and safety of cyclosporine/mycophenolate mofetil (CSA/MMF) and cyclosporine/azathioprine (CSA/AZT) in Vogt-Koyonagi-Harada (VKH) patients. METHODS Retrospective comparative case series with follow-up period of at least 1 year. Outcomes include remission rate and corticosteroid-sparing effect. RESULTS A total of 10(More)
To evaluate the efficacy of bromfenac drops alone or with a single intravitreal injection of bevacizumab (IVB) or triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) in the treatment of uveitic macular edema (UME). Comparative case series. Sixty-seven eyes (of 55 patients) with UME that received either bromfenac drops alone (n = 34), IVB plus bromfenac (n = 21) or IVTA plus(More)
PURPOSE To analyze the patterns and causes of intraocular inflammation in patients attending uveitis referral clinics in Egypt. METHODS The study included 454 patients with uveitis examined both at the Department of Ophthalmology, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine, and tertiary uveitis referral clinics in Cairo and the International Eye Clinic in Upper(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to report a case of a patient with unilateral toxoplasma retinochoroiditis while on treatment with adalimumab, an anti-tumor necrosis factor α agent for ulcerative colitis. METHODS This is a descriptive case report. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION In addition to the patient with toxoplasma retinochoroiditis, there is one(More)
PURPOSE To identify risk factors associated with relapse of uveitis in patients with recurrent uveitis associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) after treatment with immunomodulatory therapy (IMT) and durable remission of 1 year. METHODS The medical records of 30 patients with JIA-associated uveitis who were successfully treated with IMT to a(More)
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