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BACKGROUND Adenovirus keratoconjunctivitis outbreaks have rarely been reported in preterm infants. An outbreak of adenovirus conjunctivitis occurred between 15 January and 25 February at a neonatal intensive care unit of a university hospital in Turkey. AIM To describe the evolution, investigation and management of the outbreak. METHODS Adenovirus type(More)
PURPOSE To report annular and central heavy pigment deposition on the posterior lens capsule in a case of pigment dispersion syndrome. METHODS Case report. RESULTS A 36-year-old female with bilateral pigment dispersion syndrome presented with progressive decrease in visual acuity in the right eye over the past 1-2 years. Clinical examination revealed(More)
PURPOSE An increase in plasma concentrations of homocysteine (Hcy) in proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) has been described. The aim of this study was to investigate vitreous Hcy levels in patients with PDR. METHODS Plasma and vitreous samples were obtained simultaneously at the time of vitreoretinal surgery from 20 patients with PDR and 12(More)
BACKGROUND It has been reported that abnormalities in the balance of T-helper cells type 1/2 (Th1/Th2) may account for the pathophysiology of human autoimmune diseases. The purpose of this study was to define the role of the Th1/Th2 balance in the pathogenesis of uveitis in Behçet's disease (BD). METHODS From February 2003 to August 2005, we studied 31(More)
BACKGROUND To identify the effect of infliximab, cyclosporine A and recombinant IL-10 in experimental autoimmune uveitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty male rats were assigned to five groups of 12 each. All the groups (except the control group) were administered 30 microg retinal-S antigen intraperitoneally. On the 14th day, after confirmation of uveitis(More)
A surgical approach for the drainage of fluid leaking over the pit in optic disc pit maculopathy is described, and a theory of the origin of fluid is discussed. In two cases, complete fluid-air exchange was performed. The air infusion pressure was decreased to 5 mm Hg, and the collected fluid was drained by raising the infusion pressure to 25 mm Hg. The(More)
PURPOSE To demonstrate relationship between herpes simplex virus (HSV) corneal latency and graft survival. METHODS Prospective case control study. 28 recipient corneal buttons and donor cornea-scleral remnants were examined for HSV DNA with polymerase chain reaction (PCR). None of the recipient had a history of HSV infection. Serum samples of graft(More)
A 13-year-old girl was admitted with a complaint of cyclic bleeding from the left inferior punctum with menstruation. Crusted hemorrhage was noticed in the tear meniscus of the left eye and just inferior to the left caruncle. With gradient-echo magnetic resonance imaging, the hemorrhagic tissue in the nasolacrimal canal was demonstrated and the diagnosis of(More)