Thamolwan Surakiatchanukul

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BACKGROUND Hepatitis B (HBV) infection is a major cause of chronic liver diseases, and the polymorphisms of cytokine genes may affect the progression of HBV-related hepatitis. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine the association of cytokine polymorphisms with the susceptibility to HBV-related chronicity. METHODS Specifically, a LIFECODES(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To review the prevalence, clinical features, imaging findings, cytogenetics, and risks and outcomes of choroidal nevus. RECENT FINDINGS Choroidal nevus is a benign melanocytic tumor, often discovered incidentally on ophthalmic examination. This lesion is generally well circumscribed and pigmented. The prevalence of choroidal nevus in(More)
Ahealthy 67-year-oldman presented to the ocular oncology servicewith a 3-day history of acute-onset blurred vision andmild tenderness of his left eye. He denied notable ocular history aside froma recently documentedelevated intraocular pressure (IOP)of 36mmHg OSandshallowanterior chamber (AC). Laserperipheral iridotomyhadbeenperformedbut failed to deepen(More)
Conjunctival tumors encompass a broad range of diagnoses. The 3 most important malignant tumors include ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) (14%), melanoma (12%), and lymphoma (7%). Conjunctival malignancies are rarely found in children. Regarding OSSN, pre-disposing conditions include chronic solar radiation, immune deficiency (HIV), organ transplant,(More)
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