A case of a rare developmental anomaly of the cervical carotid artery is reported. In this patient the non-bifurcating carotid artery gave origin to all of the branches normally supplied by the external carotid artery and thereafter continued as the internal carotid artery. Embryological events responsible for this anomaly are briefly discussed.
PURPOSE To observe vitreous changes in high myopia using swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT). METHODS We performed slit-lamp biomicroscopy and SS-OCT in the highly myopic right eyes of 151 patients (mean age, 52.7 years; mean refraction, -11.4 diopters [D]) and the right eyes with no myopia of 363 healthy control volunteers (mean age, 52.8… (More)
BACKGROUND Multiple evanescent white dot syndrome (MEWDS) is an acute and usually unilateral retinopathy that occurs predominantly in young adults. This report presents the outcomes of ganglion cell analysis (GCA) in MEWDS. CASE PRESENTATION A 41-year-old woman was diagnosed as MEWDS in right eye. At her initial visit, the deviation map of the ganglion… (More)
Purpose: This study describes the relationship between the vitreous and diabetic macular edema (DME) using swept source OCT (SS-OCT). Method: We examined 81 eyes of 58 consecutive patients diagnosed as DME. The condition of the posterior wall of the posterior precortical vitreous pocket (PPVP) was classified into 4 groups based on 12-mm horizontal and… (More)
We present a patient with an animal-type malignant melanoma associated with the nevus of Ota in the orbit who showed a good prognosis after a combination of orbital extirpation, chemotherapy, stereotactic radiotherapy, and gamma knife. A 42-year-old Japanese woman presented with two tumors, one pathologically diagnosed as right-sided intraconal animal-type… (More)
A 49-year-old female with subacute myelopathic symptoms due to thickened cervicothoracic yellow ligament and abnormal epidural fibrous tissue is reported. Myelography showed a complete block at the Th3 level. Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated an extra-axial mass lesion in the spinal canal at the cervicothoracic junction causing the spinal cord… (More)