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OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy and safety of azithromycin 1.5% eye drops in a paediatric population with purulent bacterial conjunctivitis. PATIENTS AND METHODS This was a multicentre, international, randomised, investigator-masked study in 286 children with purulent discharge and bulbar conjunctival injection. Patients received either azithromycin… (More)
The inflammation of the optic nerve called optic neuropathy could be an onset marker of multiple sclerosis. The authors review the place of optic neuropathy (neuritis) in the inflammatory demyelinating disease continuum, especially as the onset symptom of multiple sclerosis. We present the clinical symptoms, the aetiology of optic neuritis and the adjacent… (More)
One child four and half years old remains with a divergent deviation by forty-five degree with absence of adduction, after an operation of convergent strabismus at the left eye. Considering that is about by one postoperatorial paralytic strabismus, computer tomography praises the right intern muscle retracted at the back of orbit, but it doesn't adheres at… (More)
Optic neuropathy (ON) is defined as the reduction of vision due to inflammatory lesion of the optic nerve. The patient with ON has to be evaluated clinically but also with complex techniques (magnetic resonance imaging, visual evoked potentials, cerebrospinal fluid examination) because ON could be the presenting symptom in multiple sclerosis patients.… (More)
We report the case of a 73 year old patient who presented for decreased vision in his right eye, ocular examination revealed a pigmented tumour in the left optic disc (optic nerve melanocytoma). We briefly mention another case of optic nerve melanocytoma in a 6 year old, Caucasian patient.