Albert Jean-Charles

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PURPOSE To report a case of macular hole secondary to Bartonella henselae neuroretinitis. METHODS Observational case report. An 11 year-old boy presented urgently with a decrease of visual acuity in the left eye. Posterior segment examination revealed neuroretinitis attributed to Bartonella henselae. Treatment was initiated, resulting in the disappearance(More)
Inherited retinal dystrophies are clinically and genetically heterogeneous with significant number of cases remaining genetically unresolved. We studied a large family from the West Indies islands with a peculiar retinal disease, the Martinique crinkled retinal pigment epitheliopathy that begins around the age of 30 with retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) and(More)
To report a case of lymphomatous infiltration and bilateral retinal vasculitis observed among 83 cases of adult T-cell leukemia (ATL) treated in the University Hospital Center in Fort-de-France (Martinique, French West Indies) between 1984 and 2003. A complete clinical ophthalmologic examination was performed in this patient along with fluorescein(More)
Headache is a frequent symptom in sickle cell disease (SCD) that usually is attributable to anemia or cerebrovascular disease. We report 3 pediatric patients with SCD (1 patient with SCD-SC and 2 patients with SCD-SS) who presented with headache and were diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri (PC). All 3 patients had elevated opening pressures during a lumbar(More)
Three Afro-Caribbean women presented with a decreased visual acuity associated with preeclampsia during the third trimester of pregnancy. Fundus examination exhibited a serous retinal detachment (SRD). Postpartum fluorescein and indocyanine green angiography indicated subretinal leakage induced by choroidal ischemia. The three patients had an improvement of(More)
INTRODUCTION Melanocytoma of the optic disk is a rare, benign, slow-growing tumor. We analyzed the clinical and paraclinical features of melanocytomas followed at the Fort-de-France University Hospital to expose and compare characteristics from new clinical imaging. PATIENTS AND METHOD This was a prospective study of 10 patients with a melanocytoma of the(More)
Posterior scleritis is a rare underdiagnosed condition that can potentially cause blindness. Its varied presentations lead to delayed or incorrect treatment. We present here the cases of two patients with nodular posterior scleritis mimicking a choroidal metastasis. Two female patients presented with a sudden unilateral visual loss associated with ocular(More)
PURPOSE To describe the retinal manifestations in adult T-cell leukemia (ATL) related to an infection by the human T-cell lymphotropic virus type-1 (HTLV-1). METHODS Retrospective case series of patients with ATL with retinal findings. RESULTS A total of 175 patients were diagnosed with ATL in Martinique between 1983 and 2013. Three of them showed(More)