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OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical features, causes, imaging characteristics, treatment, and outcome of patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and sino-orbital aspergillosis. DESIGN Records of 5 patients were reviewed. Results of imaging and histopathologic examinations and clinical courses of the patients were studied. RESULTS(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the clinical characteristics and management of periocular infections caused by atypical mycobacteria. DESIGN Retrospective, noncomparative case series. PARTICIPANTS Six patients were identified with periocular atypical mycobacterial infections: four with Mycobacterium chelonae and two with Mycobacterium fortuitum. INTERVENTION The(More)
PURPOSE Intracameral injection is an effective method for preventing infection, but no controlled study has been published in the United States. DESIGN We conducted an observational, longitudinal cohort study to examine the effect of topical and injected antibiotics on risk of endophthalmitis. PARTICIPANTS We identified 315 246 eligible cataract(More)
PURPOSE Allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS) is a noninvasive disease characterized by recurrent sinusitis. This condition is commonly treated with surgical debridement and several months of systemic corticosteroids. The treatment of AFS is examined in this study. METHODS A retrospective case series of three patients with AFS. RESULTS All three patients were(More)
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