Christoph Palme

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PURPOSE We report on a case of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK)-related reactive ischemic posterior segment inflammation following intraocular surgery in a patient with primary Sjögren's syndrome (PSS). CASE REPORT A 48-year-old female patient with severe protracted AK underwent uneventful cataract surgery upon development of a corneal scar. Four weeks(More)
This case illustrates that hematologic disorders must be considered as a potentially life-threatening cause for vision loss. Proper laboratory workup and timely interdisciplinary approach are essential to ensure the best possible care for ophthalmic patients. Historically, before the use of bone marrow biopsy, the ophthalmologist was often asked to assist(More)
BACKGROUND To describe a surgical approach for the completion of pre-descemetic deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (pdDALK) in the presence of a macroperforation of Descemet's membrane (DM). METHODS Using case notes, we recorded the details of the intra- and perioperative course of patients who underwent successful pdDALK in the presence of(More)
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