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A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of adjuvant methotrexate treatment for giant cell arteritis.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate treatment with methotrexate (MTX) in patients with newly diagnosed giant cell arteritis (GCA) to determine if MTX reduces GCA relapses and cumulative corticosteroid (CS)Expand
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Persistent positive visual phenomena in migraine
Article abstract-Ten patients with migraine developed persistent positive visual phenomena lasting months to years. The complaints were similar in their simplicity and involvement of the entireExpand
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Chest computerized tomography in the evaluation of uveitis in elderly women.
PURPOSE To describe the usefulness of chest computerized tomography (CT) in the evaluation of uveitis in elderly women and the clinical characteristics of patients with an abnormal chest CT scan. Expand
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Prevalence of psychosocial disturbances in children with nonorganic visual loss.
PURPOSE To report on the prevalence of psychiatric disease and psychosocial stress in children with nonorganic visual loss. MATERIALS AND METHODS Case series of 71 consecutive pediatric patientsExpand
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Optic nerve decompression surgery for nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) is not effective and may be harmful. The Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial Research Group.
OBJECTIVE To assess the safety and efficacy of optic nerve decompression surgery compared with careful follow-up alone in patients with nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). Expand
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Compression of the intracranial optic nerve mimicking unilateral normal-pressure glaucoma.
A 66-year-old man developed progressive visual field loss in the inferior arcuate region of the right eye with normal central visual acuity. Intraocular pressures were normal on all but one occasion.Expand
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Neuro-ophthalmic features of cerebral venous obstruction.
OBJECTIVE To characterize the neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations of impaired cranial venous outflow. DESIGN A retrospective study of 20 patients who developed increased intracranial pressure asExpand
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Optic neuropathy: a rare paraneoplastic syndrome.
A 63-year-old man developed gradually progressive bilateral loss of vision, cerebellar ataxia, and downbeat nystagmus. Visual acuity was 20/400 OD and 20/200 OS, with cecocentral scotomas OU. FundusExpand
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Nonuniform pressure generation in the optic chiasm may explain bitemporal hemianopsia.
PURPOSE To measure the pressure in the temporal and central aspects of the chiasm simultaneously during compression of the optic chiasm from below with an expanding simulated tumor. DESIGNExpand
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Implications of thrombocytosis in giant cell arteritis.
PURPOSE To bring attention to the implications of thrombocytosis in giant cell arteritis. METHOD Case report. Platelet counts were measured before and after corticosteroid therapy in a patient withExpand
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