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Epidemiology and aetiological diagnosis of corneal ulceration in Madurai, south India
AIMS/BACKGROUND To determine the epidemiological characteristics and risk factors predisposing to corneal ulceration in Madurai, south India, and to identify the specific pathogenic organismsExpand
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Corneal blindness: a global perspective.
Diseases affecting the cornea are a major cause of blindness worldwide, second only to cataract in overall importance. The epidemiology of corneal blindness is complicated and encompasses a wideExpand
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Nocardia Keratitis: Species, Drug Sensitivities, and Clinical Correlation
Purpose: To correlate the clinical presentation and treatment outcome of Nocardia keratitis with the time to diagnosis, different species and with the drug sensitivity pattern. Method: Patients withExpand
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Risk factors for treatment outcome in fungal keratitis.
PURPOSE To identify risk factors at diagnosis that can serve as prognostic indicators of primary treatment failure in cases of fungal keratitis. DESIGN Prospective, nonrandomized, interventional,Expand
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Novel mutations in the CHST6 gene associated with macular corneal dystrophy in southern India.
OBJECTIVE To further characterize the role of the carbohydrate sulfotransferase (CHST6) gene in macular corneal dystrophy (MCD) through identification of causative mutations in a cohort of affectedExpand
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Relationship between lesion extent in 'Wernicke's area' on computed tomographic scan and predicting recovery of comprehension in Wernicke's aphasia.
This study investigated the relationship between severity of auditory comprehension in Wernicke's aphasia and amount of temporal lobe damage within Wernicke's area (posterior two thirds of superiorExpand
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Corneal ulceration in the developing world—a silent epidemic
Anyone who has spent time in Asia or Africa can invariably recall a vivid image of a blind beggar, sometimes an elderly person but frequently a child with opaque corneas, haunting the bazaars andExpand
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Postcataract endophthalmitis in South India incidence and outcome.
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of acute-onset postcataract endophthalmitis, identify risk factors, and determine clinical outcomes in a tertiary eye care center in South India. DESIGNExpand
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Collateral pathways of the left gastric vein in portal hypertension.
Since June 1974, 347 percutaneous transhepatic portal venographic studies were performed on 246 patients with portal hypertension who had had bleeding gastroesophageal varices. Of 234 patients inExpand
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Acanthamoeba keratitis in non-contact lens wearers.
Nine cases of Acanthamoeba keratitis not associated with contact lens wear were diagnosed between July 1987 and August 1989. Patients were treated with topical neomycin-polymyxin B-bacitracinExpand
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