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PURPOSE A case of linear IgA disease is reported to alert ophthalmologists and physicians to this unusual cause of chronic cicatrizing conjunctivitis. METHODS Clinical records of a patient suffering from linear IgA disease were reviewed. RESULTS A 65-year-old woman with a complicated medical history experienced rapidly progressive chronic cicatrizing(More)
A 14-year-old girl developed an eruption on her upper arm of pruritic, follicular papules each time she received a vaccination. This was initially thought to be a local reaction to the vaccines. After a similar rash appeared at a venepuncture site, a contact allergy to the alcohol swabs used before the procedures was postulated. A repeated open application(More)
We describe a case of bacterial endophthalmitis complicating routine cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation in a 91-year-old woman. The ocular and systemic factors that may have predisposed to intraocular infection in this case, and the possibility of predicting these pre-operatively, are discussed.
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