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A 22-year-old man developed typical insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. At the time of diagnosis no signs of diabetic retinopathy were found by an experienced ophthalmologist, but florid proliferative diabetic retinopathy was observed only seven months later. Despite treatment with laser and vitrectomy the eye lesions progressed to total blindness within(More)
Five patients with acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE) have been subject to a follow-up study. All the patients had bilateral lesions. The follow-up period ranged from 1 month to 8 years (mean 4 years). All had resumed their previous work, although two patients had severe visual loss in one eye (6/36). No recurrences were(More)
The development of fluorescein angiography and the introduction of laser technology into the treatment of macular diseases has considerably widened our knowledge of the pathological processes in the macular region. A number of clinicopathological reports have confirmed the angiographic findings and interpretations. The aetiological factors that lay behind(More)
The clinical syndromes central serous retinopathy (RCS) and presenile exudative disciform macular degeneration (PEDMD) are well known, but the causes of the pathophysiological and pathoanatomical changes in the choriocapillaris, Bruch's membrane and pigment epithelium as predisposing factors are unknown. Apparently these two degenerative macular conditions(More)
AIM National screening programmes for congenital adrenal hyperplasia now include measuring several adrenal metabolites using highly sensitive liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. The aim of this study was to compare neonatal hormonal profiles - whole blood concentrations of 17α-hydroxyprogesterone, androstenedione, and cortisol - with genotypes(More)
A report is given of 4 patients with progressive ophthalmopathy in Graves' disease treated by total or subtotal thyroidectomy. The post-operative ophthalmological examination revealed evident regression of ocular symptoms and signs. Serial examinations of the ocular motility, the field of binocular single vision, as well as ultrasonic study were performed(More)
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