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BACKGROUND Infectious infiltrations of the retina and the vitreous in endogenous infections such as septicaemia are rare. PATIENT A 42-year-old woman presented complaining about a defect of her visual field in the right eye. The patient reported about a feeling of illness and high temperature up to 39.5 degrees C since two weeks. RESULTS At the first(More)
BACKGROUND CAR is a rare paraneoplastic syndrome. It is most commonly associated with small-cell carcinoma of the lung. Specific autoantibodies exist not only against the retina but also against other ocular structures. They induce apoptotic death of retinal photoreceptor cells. CASE REPORT We report about a 68-year-old patient who presented in February(More)
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