Darya Rubenstein

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate trends in indications for and preferred surgical techniques of corneal transplantation in Ontario over a 12-year period. DESIGN Retrospective review of recipient information forms collected by Eye Bank of Canada (Ontario Division). PARTICIPANTS Patients who received corneal transplantation in Ontario between 2000 and 2012, totaling(More)
Multiple cutaneous granular cell tumors are rare in childhood. We cared for two children with 15 and 6 tumors respectively. The tumors were asymptomatic nodules in the skin. Histologically, they consisted of large cells containing granules that were positive on periodic acid-Schiff stain and diastase resistant.
BACKGROUND Hypervolemia and induced systemic hypertension are generally considered the standard approach to the treatment of vasospasm. Despite evidence in favor of its efficacy, this therapy is used rarely in acute cerebrovascular occlusion. We present a case supporting this treatment paradigm. CASE DESCRIPTION A patient developed aphasia and hemiplegia(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of sequential pterygium excision with conjunctival autograft (PECA) in the management of double-headed pterygia. METHODS All patients who underwent a sequential PECA procedure for double-headed pterygia from 2004 to 2009 were included in this retrospective, noncomparative, interventional(More)
The study evaluates the usefulness of some commonly used screening investigations in the management of elderly acutely ill medical patients. It was performed on 50 consecutive admissions to one ward and all patients received a full blood count, ESR, urea and electrolyte estimation, liver function tests, thyroid function tests, examination of a mid-stream(More)
We report three cases of infants born with extensive linear and retiform pigmentation on the trunk and extremities. In none of these cases was there an associated underlying medical disorder, and in all cases the pigmentation resolved by 6 months of age. It appears that the treatment of choice for this transient disorder is reassurance.
Myasthenia gravis in a woman was followed by the development of severe erosive lichen planus and thymoma. Lichen planus is not ordinarily associated with other cutaneous or systemic disorders. The reported immunologic findings in some patients with lichen planus and especially the occasional association of lichen planus with certain disorders linked with(More)