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Canaliculitis: difficulties in diagnosis, differential diagnosis and comparison between conservative and surgical treatment.
The most important clinical features of canaliculitis include a red, swollen eyelid in the area of the affected canaliculus, a unilateral conjunctivitis, a mucopurulent discharge and in some casesExpand
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Acquired dacryocystitis: Microbiology and conservative therapy
Abstract The dacryocystitis in adults is mainly caused by postsaccal stenosis of the lacrimal ducts. The banking up of the lacrimal fluid leads to an accumulation of germs and following infection.Expand
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Bacterial contamination during extracapsular cataract extraction. Prospective study on 200 consecutive patients.
Postoperative endophthalmitis remains one of the most devastating complications of eye surgery. In recent years infections with so called 'nonpathogenic' organisms like Propionibacterium acnes orExpand
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Treatment of traumatic tattoos with various sterile brushes.
BACKGROUND Various types of brushes are efficient for the removal of foreign material accidentally projected into the skin by explosive or abrasive trauma. OBJECTIVE To evaluate how different timesExpand
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Blepharitis — a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge
Over the last few years the number of patients with chronic bilateral blepharitis has increased dramatically. From January 1985 until the end of 1989, a total of 407 patients with this diagnosisExpand
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Ocular side effects associated with 13-cis-retinoic acid therapy for acne vulgaris: clinical features, alterations of tearfilm and conjunctival flora.
Isotretinoin (13-cis-retinoic acid) is commonly used for the treatment of acne vulgaris. We included 55 patients in this prospective study, and inspected them before, while and after therapy withExpand
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Ulcerative blepharitis in atopic patients--is Candida species the causative agent?
A total of 50 patients suffering both from atopic skin disease and different clinical forms of blepharitis have been included in this study. Microbiological investigations (for bacteria and fungi) ofExpand
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Penetration of norfloxacin into the aqueous humor of the human eye.
Forty six patients received a topical application of a 0.3% norfloxacin (Zoroxin; MSD, Austria) solution into the lower fornix at different time intervals and frequencies before undergoing plannedExpand
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Necrotizing destruction of the ocular adnexa by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
In a six weeks old boy, a necrotizing Pseudomonas infection had destroyed nearly the whole lid apparatus, the lacrimal structures of the right eye and the medial canthal region, the medial thirds ofExpand
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Ocular Manifestations of Graft-Versus-Host Disease Following Bone Marrow Transplantation
Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a major complication following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) and occurs in 50–70% of the patients (1,2). It may begin weeks (acute GVHD) or monthsExpand
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