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We report a rare casse of optic nerve involvement as the first sign of systemic sarcoidosis. A 43-year-old white woman presented with visual loss in her right eye, and the clinical appearance of optic nerve head swelling. Visual acuity was reduced to 20/200, and the only clinical signs were the presence of an enlarged optic nerve head, with engorged retinal(More)
The possibility of a relationship between pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PEX) and lens opacity was studied. For this research, we used an opacity lens meter, the function of which is based on a back light scattering quantitation system. This instrument gives us an objective, reproducible, and numerically quantifiable measurement of the opacity of the lens. The(More)
The association between anterior uveitis (AU) and diabetes mellitus (DM) has always been known. The purpose of this study was to estimate the incidence of this association and to consider a possible role of the cell-mediated immune system. During the years 1989-1992, 196 diabetics (66 patients affected by type I DM and 130 by type II DM) were studied. The(More)