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PURPOSE To assess short and medium term outcomes of cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation in Senegalese children less than fifteen years. METHODS From 1992 to 1997, 50 eyes of 40 children between the age of 5 months and 14 years, suffering from cataract were operated. Some of them were seen untill 2000. Twenty-seven cataracts were(More)
A live and active thread-like worm was seen in the anterior chamber of a 60-year-old congolese woman. The worm was extracted and recognized as an adult female Loa loa. Taking into account the presence of nonfertile eggs in the aqueous humor and in the uterus of the filarial worm, the authors think that the maturation of the worm from a larval form takes(More)
PURPOSE To assess simple trabeculectomy in black Africans with open angle glaucoma. METHODS We studied retrospectively 80 eyes of 62 patients with primary open angle glaucoma operated by Cairn's trabeculectomy without adjunction of antimetabolites. Thirty seven eyes had a limbal-based conjunctival flap and the others 43 had a fornix-based conjunctival(More)
The Tolosa-Hunt syndrome is a painful ophthalmoplegia in relation with a granulomatous lesion of the cavernous sinus of obscure etiology. The authors report 4 cases diagnosed at National Hospital of Niamey (Republic of Niger). They were 3 men and one woman. The unilateral retro-orbital cephalalgia was constant. Three patients had left oculomotor and(More)
PURPOSE The aim of our study was to determine the occurrence of different orbital diseases. PATIENTS AND METHODS The authors report the results of a retrospective survey of 704 patients examined over 9 years, from January 1981 to December 1989. We used J. Rootman's physiopathologic classification. The inclusion criteria included clinical examination,(More)
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