Shucri S Shawaf

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BACKGROUND An understanding of the causes of blindness and the magnitude of the problem is crucial in designing effective intervention and prevention programs. We undertook this retrospective review to determine the causes of childhood blindness at an eye referral center. PATIENTS AND METHODS We reviewed charts of children who presented between August(More)
possible in this area. Alternatively didanosine may affect neuroretinal function, via an unknown mechanism independent of the RPE, which is reversed upon discontinuation of the drug. In conclusion, a patient is described with visual symptoms and retinal lesions suggestive of DDIR. Electrophysiology revealed marked abnormalities of both rod and cone function(More)
Six members of a family presented with a syndrome of mild facial dysmorphism, subluxation of the crystalline lenses, variable degrees of angle closure by iridocorneal adhesions, and patchy areas of iris atrophy. Three nonoperated eyes of two patients had spontaneous filtering blebs that presented as avascular cystic elevations of the superior conjunctiva.(More)
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