Salim Ben Yahia

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Usher syndrome (USH) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by combined deafness-blindness. It accounts for about 50% of all hereditary deafness blindness cases. Three clinical subtypes (USH1, USH2, and USH3) are described, of which USH1 is the most severe form, characterized by congenital profound deafness, constant vestibular dysfunction, and a(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to assess macular involvement in patients with Behçet's uveitis. METHODS The study included 65 patients (120 eyes) with Behçet's uveitis. All patients underwent detailed ophthalmic examination, including dilated biomicroscopic fundus examination, fundus photography, fluorescein angiography, and optical coherence(More)
A 43-year-old man with fever, headache, and skin rash developed unilateral acute anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. The indirect immunofluorescence test was positive for Rickettsia conorii. Although retinal lesions have been described in Rickettsia conorii infection, this is the first reported case of ischemic optic neuropathy. This infection should be(More)
BACKGROUND Varicella is a common infectious disease primarily of childhood that is usually benign and self-limited. It is, however, increasingly seen in adults who are at a higher risk of severe infection. Ocular complications of varicella are relatively uncommon and have been rarely described in adults. We describe herein five adults who developed ocular(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to assess indocyanine green angiographic findings in patients with nonfamilial amyloidosis. METHODS The method used was a prospective study including seven patients (14 eyes) with nonfamilial amyloidosis. All patients underwent detailed ophthalmic clinical examination, fundus photography, and indocyanine green(More)
INTRODUCTION Segmental neurofibromatosis 1 (segmental NF-1) is a rare genodermatosis caused by somatic mutations in the NF-1 gene. It consists of localized characteristic skin lesions. A serial study using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) of a brain tumor in a 16-year-old patient with segmental NF-1 is reported. (More)
The purpose of this study was to determine final diagnosis of patients referred with a diagnosis of neuroretinitis. A retrospective study of 40 patients with optic disc oedema with macular star (ODOMS) referred with a diagnosis of neuroretinitis was conducted. The final diagnosis was neuroretinitis in 26 patients (65%), with most of these patients (96.1%)(More)
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