Long-term preservation of vision in progressive outer retinal necrosis treated with combination antiviral drugs and highly active antiretroviral therapy.

@article{Kim2007LongtermPO,
  title={Long-term preservation of vision in progressive outer retinal necrosis treated with combination antiviral drugs and highly active antiretroviral therapy.},
  author={Stephen Jae Kim and Robert A Equi and Marie-Lyne B{\'e}lair and Howard F. Fine and James P. Dunn},
  journal={Ocular immunology and inflammation},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={425-7}
}
PURPOSE To report the successful long-term treatment of varicella zoster virus-associated progressive outer retinal necrosis (VZV-PORN) with aggressive antiviral combination drugs along with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). DESIGN Interventional case report. METHODS Combined treatment of progressive outer retinal necrosis in a university-based tertiary eye hospital with ganciclovir implant, intravenous acyclovir (10 mg/kg every 8 h), intravitreal foscarnet (2.4 mg), and HAART… CONTINUE READING

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