Chiara Nardella

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PURPOSE This study was conducted to determine the incidence of luetic uveitis in the last seven years at our uveitis center and to describe the characteristics and the role of uveitis in the diagnosis of syphilitic infection with or without unknown HIV infection. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed syphilitic uveitis in patients observed at our center(More)
We aimed to report on the clinical findings and long-term prognosis of patients with cytomegalovirus (CMV) anterior uveitis. This was a retrospective observational study on 15 immunocompetent patients with CMV anterior uveitis and a follow-up longer than 24 months (mean: 62.1 ± 28.5 months). Uveitis was unilateral and hypertensive in all cases, with acute(More)
purpose. To test the efficacy of intravitreal bevacizumab (IB) in the treatment of inflammatory choroidal neovascularization (CNV). 
Methods. A prospective interventional study on patients with subfoveal CNV secondary to posterior/diffuse uveitis treated with 1.5 mg/0.05 mL of IB. Eight eyes of 8 patients, with mean follow-up of 19.25±6 months, were(More)
Neurotrophic keratitis (NK) is a rare degenerative disease of the cornea caused by an impairment of corneal sensory innervation, characterized by decreased or absent corneal sensitivity resulting in epithelial keratopathy, ulceration, and perforation. The aetiopathogenesis of corneal sensory innervation impairment in children recognizes the same range of(More)
PURPOSE To report on Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease that occurred after stapedotomy. METHODS Case report. RESULTS A 46-year-old woman developed bilateral choroiditis, papillitis, and serous retinal detachment 10 days after an uneventful surgical stapedotomy. The diagnosis was confirmed on the basis of the clinical features, fundus fluorescein angiography(More)
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