Amala Elizabeth George

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BACKGROUND Ocular lesions in patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have shown changes in disease prevalence and pattern. Although they have been described in the Western population, there are not many such studies in the HAART era from India. This study aims to present the clinical profile, systemic correlation, and visual outcome in(More)
The purpose of this report was to evaluate the role anti-VEGF in management of CNVM secondary to ocular toxoplasmosis. Young female diagnosed as a case of bilateral ocular toxoplasmosis presented with complaints of diminution of vision in the right eye. Fundus examination showed an active CNVM adjacent to toxoplasmosis scar. In view of active CNVM, patient(More)
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) encompasses a range of clinical presentations. Pure osseous involvement is referred to as eosinophilic granuloma (EG), whereas systemic involvement can either be classified as Hand-Schuller-Christian disease or Letterer-Siwe syndrome. It is estimated that of the total incidence of LCH (0.5 per 100,000 children per year in(More)
PURPOSE To analyse the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors of glaucoma in Vogt Koyanagi Harada (VKH) disease and study the changes in visual acuity and intraocular pressure (IOP) with treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective chart analysis of 448 eyes of 224 patients of Indian origin diagnosed with VKH disease from January 1990 to December 2013,(More)
PURPOSE To report the diagnosis of a case of tubercular sclerouveitis, which masqueraded as an ocular tumor. DESIGN Case report. METHODS Retrospective medical chart review including serological, radiological, and histopathological investigative results. RESULTS A patient presented with recurrent episodes of sclerouveitis in his right eye. Serological(More)
PURPOSE To describe the clinical pattern of uveitis in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) at a tertiary care eye hospital over a period of 30 years. METHODS The medical records of 32 eyes of 22 patients of RP with uveitis were included in this study. Collected data included age, subsets of uveitis, best corrected visual acuities (BCVA), detailed(More)
PURPOSE To report early confirmation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) endophthalmitis by detection of 85B mRNA in vitreous by a reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) technique. METHODS Retrospective, interventional case series of 5 patients with MTB endogenous endophthalmitis. Vitreous aspirate was subjected to Ziehl-Neelsen (ZN)(More)
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