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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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

  5. 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
  6. 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

  7. “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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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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