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  1. Content type: Brief report

    Fungal infection of the sclera is very rare. No case of fungal scleral abscess in a HIV-positive patient has been reported. We report a case of scleral abscess caused by Candida albicans and its successful resolu...

    Authors: Hitesh Sharma, Sridharan Sudharshan, Lily Therese, Mamta Agarwal and Jyotirmay Biswas

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:16

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  2. Content type: Original research

    Lupus retinopathy is one of the most common vision-threatening complications of systemic lupus erythematosus. The presence of lupus retinopathy is an accurate guide to the presence of active systemic disease a...

    Authors: Ranju Kharel (Sitaula), Dev Narayan Shah and Divya Singh

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:15

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  3. Content type: Brief report

    This report presents a novel case of bilateral neuroretinitis and anterior uveitis in a patient receiving ipilimumab treatment for metastatic cutaneous melanoma and summarizes the literature regarding treatmen...

    Authors: Laura Hahn and Kathryn L. Pepple

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:14

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  4. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    We read with great interest the article by Sugita et al. on early resolution of subretinal fluid without high-dose corticosteroids in a pregnant patient with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease. We would like to shar...

    Authors: Kalpana Babu and Aditi Parikh

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:13

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  5. Content type: Review

    Cataract is one of the most common and visually debilitating complications of pediatric uveitis. It develops as a consequence of chronic inflammation and steroid use and is seen most often in juvenile idiopath...

    Authors: Sumita Phatak, Careen Lowder and Carlos Pavesio

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:12

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  6. Content type: Original research

    Healthcare-associated infection rates are high in low-income countries and are associated with significant morbidity. There is a paucity of published data on infection control practice, attitudes or resources ...

    Authors: Rachel Mearkle, Rebecca Houghton, Dan Bwonya and Robert Lindfield

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:11

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  7. Content type: Original research

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of topical ganciclovir 0.15 % gel in the management of patients with cytomegalovirus (CMV) anterior uveitis.

    Authors: John X. H. Wong, Rupesh Agrawal, Elizabeth P. Y. Wong and Stephen C. Teoh

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:10

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  8. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    A challenge in the management of ‘white dot syndromes’ is the lack of sensitive objective measures of disease activity. Retinal thickness maps from spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) inform ...

    Authors: Savitha Madhusudhan, Pearse A. Keane and Alastair K. Denniston

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:9

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  9. Content type: Brief report

    Idiopathic retinal vasculitis, aneurysms, and neuroretinitis (IRVAN) syndrome presents with characteristic clinical manifestations such as aneurysms at arteriolar bifurcations and optic nerve and retinal vascu...

    Authors: Ramandeep Singh, Kusum Sharma, Aniruddha Agarwal, Mohit Dogra, Vishali Gupta, Aman Sharma and Mangat R. Dogra

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:8

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  10. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    An important cause of infectious retinitis, not well-described in Indian literature, has been analyzed in detail systematically by Kawali A. and colleagues. However, Rickettsia retinitis (RR) was diagnosed at ...

    Authors: Koushik Tripathy, Rohan Chawla, Yog Raj Sharma and Rajpal Vohra

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:7

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  11. Content type: Brief report

    Syphilis is a reemerging sexually transmitted disease that can lead to any type of intraocular inflammation. Prognosis of syphilitic uveitis after appropriate therapy is classically regarded as favorable. Howe...

    Authors: Rafael de Pinho Queiroz, André Vasconcelos Diniz and Daniel Vitor Vasconcelos-Santos

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:6

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  12. Content type: Brief report

    Given the rise in cases of fungal keratitis in recent years, this study was performed to better elucidate the microbiological profile, risk factors, and surgical intervention rates of fungal keratitis at a ter...

    Authors: Joanne W. Ho, Mark M. Fernandez, Rachelle A. Rebong, Alan N. Carlson, Terry Kim and Natalie A. Afshari

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:5

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  13. Content type: Brief report

    Fungal infections of self-sealing corneal incisions in cataract surgery are scarce. We report a case of Alternaria keratitis, several weeks after uneventful clear-cornea phacoemulsification.

    Authors: Sana Khochtali, Amir Hriz, Fatma Abid, Imen Khairallah-Ksiaa, Bechir Jelliti and Moncef Khairallah

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:4

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  14. Content type: Review

    We describe a 65-year-old Thai woman who developed cytomegalovirus retinitis (CMVR) in the setting of Good syndrome—a rare, acquired partial immune deficiency caused by thymoma. The patient subsequently develo...

    Authors: Kenneth M. Downes, Dariusz Tarasewicz, Laurie J. Weisberg and Emmett T. Cunningham Jr

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:3

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  15. Content type: Original research

    While the development of targeted molecular therapy to inhibit vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) has revolutionized the treatment and visual prognosis of highly prevalent retinal diseases such as diabe...

    Authors: Mira M. Sachdeva, Ala Moshiri, Henry A. Leder and Adrienne W. Scott

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:2

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  16. Content type: Brief report

    Though rickettsiosis is common in India, there is paucity of rickettsial retinitis (RR) reports from India. Moreover, rickettsial sub-types and their association with retinitis have not been studied. We are re...

    Authors: Ankush Kawali, Padmamalini Mahendradas, Priya Srinivasan, Naresh Kumar Yadav, Kavitha Avadhani, Kanav Gupta and Rohit Shetty

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:37

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  17. Content type: Brief report

    We describe a case of traumatic ocular endophthalmitis caused by Nocardia kruczakiae after vegetable trauma in an immunocompetent child.

    Authors: Rafael Barraquer Compte, Hernán Martínez-Osorio, Gema Carrasco, Betty Lorente, Javier Elizalde, Sylvia Valdezate, Ramón Lorente, Emilio Iglesias and Juan Antonio Saez-Nieto

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:36

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  18. Content type: Original research

    Calcified band keratopathy is a chronic degenerative disease characterized by the deposition of gray to white opacity in superficial layers of the cornea that typically develops over months or years. It is ass...

    Authors: Heloisa Nascimento, Mariana Kaori Yasuta, Maria Carolina Marquezan, Gustavo Henrique Araujo Salomão, Délia González, Claudia Francesconi, Cristina Muccioli and Rubens Belfort Jr

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:35

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  19. Content type: Brief report

    Cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome (CAPS) is a group of rare autoinflammatory diseases, and of these, chronic infantile neurologic, cutaneous, and articular/neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease ...

    Authors: Masayuki Hirano, Jiro Seguchi, Masahiro Yamamura, Akiko Narita, Hirotaka Okanobu, Ryuta Nishikomori, Toshio Heike, Mio Hosokawa, Yuki Morizane and Fumio Shiraga

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:34

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  20. Content type: Brief report

    Various imaging modalities play a role in diagnosing parasitic infections of the eye. We describe the spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) findings of an intravitreal parasite with subsequent ...

    Authors: Aziz A. Khanifar, Michael J. Espiritu, Jane S. Myung, Grant D. Aaker, Audrey N. Schuetz, Donald J. D’Amico and R. V. Paul Chan

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:33

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  21. Content type: Review

    Endogenous endophthalmitis is an ophthalmic emergency that can have severe sight-threatening complications. It is often a diagnostic challenge because it can manifest at any age and is associated with a number...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Sadiq, Muhammad Hassan, Aniruddha Agarwal, Salman Sarwar, Shafak Toufeeq, Mohamed K. Soliman, Mostafa Hanout, Yasir Jamal Sepah, Diana V. Do and Quan Dong Nguyen

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:32

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  22. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    A 79-year-old female with a 2-month history of newly diagnosed myelodysplastic syndrome for which she received blood transfusion with darbepoetin alfa presented with bilateral anterior uveitis 1 day after her ...

    Authors: Jonathan Li, Stephen E. Orlin, Karen E. Revere and John H. Kempen

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:31

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  23. Content type: Brief Report

    Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is an aggressive subtype of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that rarely metastasizes to the iris and the anterior segment. Blastic/pleomorphic morphology is thought to have an adverse effect ...

    Authors: Aniruddha Agarwal, Mohammad Ali Sadiq, William R. Rhoades, Loren S. Jack, Mostafa Hanout, Philip J. Bierman, William W. West and Quan Dong Nguyen

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:30

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  24. Content type: Brief report

    Inflammation is a well-known risk factor for the development of choroidal neovascularization (CNV), yet not all causes of intraocular inflammation have been documented to cause CNV. Tubulointerstitial nephriti...

    Authors: Hans Barron Heymann, Daniel Colon and Manjot K. Gill

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:29

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  25. Content type: Brief report

    Listeria monocytogenes is a rare cause of endogenous endophthalmitis. In the limited number of reported Listeria endophthalmitis cases, visual acuity outcomes have been very poor.

    Authors: Adam C. Weber, Ashleigh L. Levison, Sunil K. Srivastava and Careen Y. Lowder

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:28

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  26. Content type: Brief Report

    Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease is a granulomatous panuveitis, usually involving both eyes at the same time or within a few days or weeks. Acute and chronic diseases are characterized by distinct clinical f...

    Authors: Sana Khochtali, Nesrine Abroug, Mohamed Salah Hani, Imen Khairallah-Ksiaa, Bechir Jelliti and Moncef Khairallah

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:27

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  27. Content type: Original research article

    Ocular syphilis is reemerging as an important cause of uveitis in the new era of common co-infection with HIV. This study will reveal the clinical and laboratory characteristics in the group of individuals co-...

    Authors: Sun Young Lee, Vincent Cheng, Damien Rodger and Narsing Rao

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:26

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  28. Content type: Brief report

    The study aims to correlate Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography (FD-OCT) with Goldmann visual field (GVF) to show the photoreceptor (PR) structure and function relationship in the first described case ...

    Authors: Nisreen K Mesiwala, Nathan Shemonski, Michelle G Sandrian, Ryan Shelton, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Hussein A Tawbi, Joel S Schuman, Stephen A Boppart and Leanne T Labriola

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:25

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  29. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    Toxoplasmosis is a relatively rare complication in renal transplant patients and can pose diagnostic challenges, especially when it manifests as an ocular inflammation. Authors hereby report an unusual case of...

    Authors: Ruchi Mittal, Gabrielle Thumann, George Souteyrand, David Kuerten and Sarah E. Coupland

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:23

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  30. Content type: Brief report

    Choroidal neovascularization during the active stage of Toxoplasma retinochoroiditis is an uncommon clinical presentation. The authors retrospectively reviewed medical charts of patients with coexisting choroidal...

    Authors: Sharat Hegde, Nidhi Relhan, Avinash Pathengay, Abhishek Bawdekar, Himadri Choudhury, Animesh Jindal and Harry W Flynn Jr

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:22

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  31. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    We report a case of paradoxical worsening of tuberculous chorioretinitis after initiation of anti-tuberculous therapy (ATT). The patient had left panuveitis with tuberculous chorioretinitis and was started on ...

    Authors: Rosalynn Grace Siantar, Su Ling Ho and Rupesh Agrawal

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:21

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  32. Content type: Brief report

    At present, there is no standard of treatment using systemic high-dose corticosteroids in cases of pregnant women with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease. Although high-dose systemic corticosteroid treatment i...

    Authors: Keijiro Sugita, Kyoichi Mizumoto, Nahoko Kato and Masahiro Zako

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:20

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  33. Content type: Brief report

    This study was done to evaluate the visual and anatomical outcomes of topical regenerating agents as a novel therapy for neutrophic corneal ulcer (NCU) secondary to acanthamoeba infection.

    Authors: Antonio Mateo, Beatriz Abadía, Pilar Calvo, Enrique Minguez, Luis Pablo and José Manuel Benitez del Castillo

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:18

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  34. Content type: Brief report

    We report a case of severe bilateral panuveitis during melanoma therapy with a combination of Dabrafenib, a B-raf (BRAF) inhibitor, and Trametinib, a mitogen/extracellular signal-regulated kinase (MEK) inhibit...

    Authors: Dafina Draganova, Joseph Kerger, Laure Caspers and François Willermain

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:17

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  35. Content type: Brief report

    Syphilis is a multisystem bacterial infection caused by Treponema pallidum. The incidence of infection in the United States has risen by more than 75% since the year 2000, when it was at a low of 2.1 per 100,000 ...

    Authors: Christy Elizabeth Benson, Mohamed Kamel Soliman, Alexander Knezevic, Daisy Ding Xu, Quan Dong Nguyen and Diana V Do

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:16

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  36. Content type: Brief report

    IgG4-associated orbital and ocular inflammation is a relatively unknown entity characterized by sclerosing inflammation with infiltration of IgG4-positive plasma cells. Some so-called idiopathic inflammation s...

    Authors: Cecilia S Lee, George J Harocopos, Courtney L Kraus, Aaron Y Lee, Gregory P Van Stavern, Steven M Couch and P Kumar Rao

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:15

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  37. Content type: Brief report

    Tuberculous endophthalmitis is very rare with only 18 reports published worldwide and only a few cases in Japan. We report a case of tuberculous endophthalmitis successfully treated with vitrectomy followed by...

    Authors: Keitaro Hase, Kenichi Namba, Wataru Saito, Shigeaki Ohno and Susumu Ishida

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:14

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  38. Content type: Original research

    The National Eye Institute 39-Question Visual Function Questionnaire (NEI VFQ-39) is an indicator of vision-related quality of life (QoL). The NEI VFQ-39 is used to assess the QoL in patients with non-infectio...

    Authors: Erin M Vigil, Yasir Jamal Sepah, Anthony L Watters, Mohammad A Sadiq, Mehreen Ansari, Millena G Bittencourt, Mohamed A Ibrahim, Diana V Do and Quan Dong Nguyen

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:13

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  39. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    A 65-year-old woman presented to the emergency ward at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary with 2 days of redness, irritation, photophobia, and diminished vision in her left eye. She was found to have a la...

    Authors: James A Stefater, Durga S Borkar and James Chodosh

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:9

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  40. Content type: Brief report

    Scleritis may be the initial or only presenting feature of systemic, autoimmune, or infectious disorders. Corticosteroids are the mainstay of treatment for immune-mediated scleritis. However, steroids could pr...

    Authors: Sufiyan I Shaikh, Jyotirmay Biswas and Pukhraj Rishi

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:8

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  41. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    We report a case of birdshot chorioretinopathy (BSCR) in a patient with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). A 40-year-old male with history of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy with significant...

    Authors: Evangelia Papavasileiou and Ann-Marie Lobo

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:7

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  42. Content type: Brief report

    The purpose of this case report is to present a novel cause of crystalline maculopathy.

    Authors: Chris Or, Andrew W Kirker and Farzin Forooghian

    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:5

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