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PURPOSE To report a case of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in an HIV-negative, iatrogenically immunosuppressed patient with chronic uveitis following intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA). DESIGN Observational case report. METHODS A 56-year-old female with chronic idiopathic panuveitis on azathioprine received a single 4-mg IVTA injection for… (More)
Uveitis in children is associated with several sight-threatening ocular complications, including the formation of cataracts. The surgical management of uveitic cataracts in children is both challenging and controversial and, unlike in adult uveitic cataracts, surgery has historically been associated with poor visual outcomes. Juvenile idiopathic… (More)
Hirschsprung disease, bilateral retinoblastoma, and craniofacial dysmorphism with an interstitial deletion of chromosome 13 is a rare gene deletion syndrome that has twice before been described in white children. The authors present the third report of such a case in a South African child of Indian-Asian descent.
PURPOSE To describe the ocular inflammatory manifestations and clinical characteristics of children with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-associated arthritis. METHODS A retrospective review of the charts of children with chronic uveitis and HIV-associated arthritis seen between June 2004 and September 2006 at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital,… (More)
We describe a case report of torpedo maculopathy in a young African boy. Ophthalmic examination revealed normal visual acuity and a characteristic unilateral retinal lesion with the typical appearance on ocular coherence tomographic imaging, fluorescein angiography, and visual fields testing.