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Cataract remains the leading cause of blindness in Africa. We performed a systematic literature search of articles reporting barriers to cataract surgery in Africa. PubMed and Google Scholar databases were searched with the terms "barriers, cataract, Africa, cataract surgery, cataract surgical coverage (CSC), and rapid assessment of avoidable blindness… (More)
The dearth of antibiotics to keep pace with the rising antibiotic resistance and need for optimal drugs for various indications is still elusive. The stringent regulations and time/cost factor together precludes the discovery of the new drug molecules. Circumventing this by Reverse pharmacology and " repositioned drugs " are detailed in this paper.
Lymphomatoid granulomatosis (LyG) is a rare, angiocentric, angiodestructive, B-cell lymphoproliferative disease, presenting with pulmonary involvement in more than 80% of cases. We describe a case of primary orbital LyG in a 1-year-old child.