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)
BACKGROUND 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. CASE A complete clinical ophthalmologic examination was performed in this patient along with(More)
A 21-year-old man with Kenny-Caffey syndrome had been observed since 1993 for hyperopia. Fundus examination revealed swollen optic disks. Further examinations (fluorescein angiography, B-scan ultrasonography, and optical coherence tomography) confirmed the optic nerve head elevation. The authors report a rare case of Kenny-Caffey syndrome with extreme(More)
OBJECTIVES To clarify the clinical and angiographic characteristics of idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (IPCV) and its natural course. METHODS Descriptive, prospective, consecutive case series of patients with presumed IPCV seen at Fort-de-France Hospital Center (French West Indies) between January and June 2006. All participants underwent(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)
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)
INTRODUCTION We report a case of unilateral leukemic infiltration of the optic nerve caused by acute lymphoblastic leukemia. CASE REPORT A 30-year-old woman with acute lymphoblastic leukemia beginning 3 months before was referred for left visual loss. The left fundus showed optic disc engorgement by infiltrating tumor, with numerous hemorrhages and(More)