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  1. Acute retinal necrosis is a rare but devastating ocular condition. We report two cases of acute retinal necrosis in immunocompetent patients, complicated by cystoid macular oedema and treated with intravitreal...

    Authors: Parthopratim Dutta Majumder, Jyotirmay Biswas, Asra Ambreen, Rowayda Amin, Zahedur Rahman Pannu and Ahmed Magdy Bedda
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:49
  2. Infectious endophthalmitis is a serious sight threatening intraocular inflammation that results from exogenous or endogenous spread of organisms into the eye.A retrospective case series to study the profile of...

    Authors: Aditya S. Kelkar, Jai A. Kelkar, Prajakta M. Barve, Aishwarya Mulay, Shubhangi Sharma and Winfried Amoaku
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:48
  3. Varicella is a common infectious disease primarily of childhood that is usually benign and self-limited. It is, however, increasingly seen in adults who are at a higher risk of severe infection. Ocular complic...

    Authors: Salma Gargouri, Sana Khochtali, Sourour Zina, Molka Khairallah, Imen Zone-Abid, Imen Kaibi, Salim Ben Yahia, Jamel Feki and Moncef Khairallah
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:47
  4. Lack of uniform diagnostic criteria often poses a challenge in the diagnosis and management of tubercular uveitis. The index case describes an unusual presentation of tubercular panuveitis initially misdiagnos...

    Authors: Kanika Aggarwal, Aniruddha Agarwal, Shobha Sehgal, Suryaprakash Sharma, Nirbhai Singh, Kusum Sharma, Ramanuj Samanta, Alessandro Invernizzi, Aman Sharma and Vishali Gupta
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:46
  5. The purpose of the study is to compare the clinico-microbiological profile and treatment outcome of in-house vs referred cases of post cataract surgery endophthalmitis in a tertiary eye care facility in South ...

    Authors: Vikas Ambiya, Taraprasad Das, Savitri Sharma, Jay Chhablani, Vivek Dave, Subhadra Jalali, Raja Narayanan and Joveeta Joseph
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:45
  6. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of symptoms of ocular surface disease and its relationship with associated risk factors in students from the University of Monterrey using Ocular Sur...

    Authors: Manuel Garza-León, Miguel Valencia-Garza, Bernardo Martínez-Leal, Pablo Villarreal-Peña, Hernán Gerardo Marcos-Abdala, Ana Lucía Cortéz-Guajardo and Arturo Jasso-Banda
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:44
  7. Pleurostomophora richardsiae (formerly Phialophora richardsiae) is a dematiaceous fungus that is an uncommon cause of ocular infection. Herein, we present a case of endogenous endophth...

    Authors: Austin R. Fox, Kourtney H. Houser, William R. Morris and R. Christopher Walton
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:43
  8. The use of anti-tubercular therapy (ATT) along with anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in human immunodeficiency virus-tuberculosis (HIV-TB) co-infected individuals could at times lead to paradoxical worsening due ...

    Authors: Sahil Jain, Priya Bajgai, Basavaraj Tigari, Kusum Sharma, Aman Sharma, Vishali Gupta and Ramandeep Singh
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:42
  9. The aim of this study is to analyse the clinical features of HIV patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis (CMVR) developing immune recovery uveitis (IRU) while on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) an...

    Authors: Tun Hang Yeo, Tun Kuan Yeo, Elizabeth P. Wong, Rupesh Agrawal and Stephen C. Teoh
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:41
  10. Multiple choroidal granulomas are a rare presentation of tuberculosis. Choroidal granulomas in immunocompetent patients can pose difficulty in diagnosis as in most cases systemic examination may not reveal any...

    Authors: Nitin Kumar, Sridharan Sudharshan, Sudha K. Ganesh, Gopal Lingam and Jyotirmay Biswas
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:40
  11. Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are found ubiquitously in the environment. Since exposure to NTM is universal, infection likely represents underlying host susceptibility factors. Anti-IFN-ɣ autoantibodies ha...

    Authors: Tian Loon Lee, Rupesh Agrawal, Jackie Yu-Ling Tan, Kiat Hoe Ong, Chen Seong Wong and Su Ling Ho
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:39
  12. The objectives of this study are to assess Canadian ophthalmologists’ awareness of established uveitis treatment guidelines and clinical management of uveitis and to assess the frequency of government applicat...

    Authors: Crystal S. Y. Cheung, Nima Noordeh and Chloe C. Gottlieb
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:38
  13. Necrotizing scleritis is the most severe and destructive form of scleritis with vision-threatening sequelae. It is divided into with inflammation and without inflammation (scleromalacia perforans). Adalimumab ...

    Authors: Lola E. Lawuyi and Avinash Gurbaxani
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:37
  14. Psycho-immunology is an emerging branch of science which studies the interaction between the brain and the immune system. The purpose of this study is to identify the types of personality factors in patients w...

    Authors: Ankush Kawali, Ringhoo Theresa Jose, Aishwarya, Mathew Kurian, Kushal Kacha, Padmamalini Mahendradas and Rohit Shetty
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:36
  15. Conventional fundus imaging has been used to assess vitreous haze (VH) in patients with uveitis. Ultra-wide field (UWF) retinal imaging that uses scanning laser technology has not been evaluated for the detect...

    Authors: Drew Dickson, Aniruddha Agarwal, Mohammad Ali Sadiq, Muhammad Hassan, Robin High, Quan Dong Nguyen and Yasir J. Sepah
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:35
  16. The objective of this study is to describe a system for color photograph evaluation in uveitis and report baseline morphologic findings for the Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment (MUST) Trial.

    Authors: Michael M. Altaweel, Sapna S. Gangaputra, Jennifer E. Thorne, James P. Dunn, Susan G. Elner, Glenn J. Jaffe, Rosa Y. Kim, P. Kumar Rao, Susan B. Reed and John H. Kempen
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:33
  17. The aims of this study are to investigate the clinical characteristics of patients with anterior hypertensive uveitis and to compare the characteristics between patients in cytomegalovirus (CMV)-positive and C...

    Authors: Jin A Choi, Kyu Seop Kim, Younhea Jung, Hae Young Lopilly Park and Chan Kee Park
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:32
  18. Continuous progression of lesions despite an adequate treatment has been described in tubercular multifocal serpiginoid choroiditis. Reported treatments for this paradoxical response include systemic steroids,...

    Authors: Alex Fonollosa, Sonia Valsero, Joseba Artaraz and Ioana Ruiz-Arruza
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:31
  19. Common variable immune deficiency (CVID) is one of the most commonly diagnosed primary immunodeficiencies. Generally, patients have a history of recurrent sinopulmonary infections, hypogammaglobulinemia of two...

    Authors: Edmund Tsui, Jie Deng, Andrew N Siedlecki and Michael E Zegans
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:28
  20. Endophthalmitis caused by non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) is a rare condition seen after surgery and trauma. This study reports a retrospective, consecutive, non-comparative case series of 5 patients referr...

    Authors: Remya Mareen Paulose, Joveeta Joseph, Raja Narayanan and Savitri Sharma
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:27
  21. The aim of this study was to report an unusual case of chronic postoperative endophthalmitis following cataract surgery, secondary to Ochrobactrum anthropi that was found to be resistant to vancomycin.

    Authors: Raageen Kanjee, Anjum F. Koreishi, Angelo P. Tanna and Debra A. Goldstein
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:25
  22. 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 6:24
  23. Nocardia farcinica is one of the more recently identified species of the Nocardia genus. Nocardia farcinica keratitis is a rare occurrence, with only eight previously reported cases. Semi-per...

    Authors: Neharika Sharma and Stephen O’Hagan
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:23

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2018 8:1

  24. Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE) is an uncommon disorder of unknown etiology affecting the retina, the retinal pigment epithelium, and the choroid. Although several etiologica...

    Authors: Munjid Al Mousa and Frank Koch
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:22
  25. Nocardia farcinica is one of the more recently identified species of the Nocardia genus. Nocardia farcinica keratitis is a rare occurrence, with only eight previously reported cases. Semi-permeab...

    Authors: Neharika Sharma and Stephen O’Hagan
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:21

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2018 8:1

  26. “Frosted branch retinal angiitis” is an encompassing term for a rare, typically bilateral diffuse retinal periphlebitis that may occur in a number of varying conditions. To our knowledge, we report the first c...

    Authors: Edward H. Wood and Robert W. Wong
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:20
  27. Diagnosis of rickettsial retinitis remains presumptive when gold standard tests are not available or not done due to financial constrains. History of tick bite followed by fever with skin rash particularly in ...

    Authors: Ankush A. Kawali, Padmamalini Mahendradas, Kanav Gupta, Priya Srinivasan, Kavitha Avadhani, Naresh Kumar Yadav and Rohit Shetty
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:19
  28. The purpose of this paper is to study the spatial agreement between visual field defects and ultra-wide field (UWF) fundus autofluorescence (FAF) in patients with birdshot chorioretinopathy (BSCR). The study i...

    Authors: Loren S. Jack, Aniruddha Agarwal, Yasir Jamal Sepah and Quan Dong Nguyen
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:18
  29. A 68-year-old man underwent uncomplicated sequential cataract extractions performed more than a year apart. He presented 6 months after the second surgery with persistent intraocular inflammation in both eyes....

    Authors: Norman Saffra, Emily Moriarty and Tatyana Milman
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2016 6:17
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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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