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A Case of Ocular Kaposi's Sarcoma Successfully Treated with Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) Combined with Docetaxel.

Am J Case Rep 2018 Sep 10;19:1074-1077. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Division of Hematology and Oncology, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

BACKGROUND Ocular Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) involving the conjunctiva and ocular adnexa is uncommon and is usually treated with cryotherapy or surgical excision. We report a case of ocular KS successfully treated with HAART combined with 8 cycles of weekly docetaxel. CASE REPORT Our patient was a 24-year-old, treatment-naïve, HIV-positive (CD4 cell count 198 cells/mm3), homosexual man treated as having atypical hordeolum and subconjunctival hemorrhage, and later confirmed with pathology to have ocular KS with immunohistochemistry study showing KS with positive HHV8, CD34, CD31, and focal positive staining with Factor VIIIRA. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.910374DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6140454PMC
September 2018
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The trend of resistance to antibiotics for ocular infection of Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase-negative staphylococci, and Corynebacterium compared with 10-years previous: A retrospective observational study.

PLoS One 2018 7;13(9):e0203705. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Department of Ophthalmology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

Objective: To retrospectively identify epidemiological trends of infection on the ocular surface and investigate trends of resistance to bacterial antibiotics compared with 10-years previous for Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS), and Corynebacterium in Japan.

Materials And Methods: Bacterial isolate samples were collected from the conjunctival sacs of eyes afflicted with conjunctivitis, keratitis, dacryocystitis, and hordeolum from September 2004 through November 2005 (n = 145 isolates) and September 2014 through November 2015 (n = 195 isolates) at the Baptist Eye Institute, Kyoto, Japan. The prevalence of methicillin-resistant S. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6128643PMC
September 2018
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Periorbital infections and conjunctivitis due to Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) positive Staphylococcus aureus in children.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 Aug 6;18(1):371. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Immunology and Intensive Care, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany.

Background: Colonisation with Panton-Valentine Leukocidin expressing strains of Staphylococcus aureus (PVL + SA) is characterised by recurrent skin and soft tissue infections. While periorbital and orbital infections are common in children and frequently caused by S. aureus the role of PVL + SA in recurrent eye infections has not been studied. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3281-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6080510PMC
August 2018
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Cover Image: Dermoscopic detection of unusual eyelash Trichophyton interdigitale infection mimicking hordeolum.

Br J Dermatol 2018 Apr;178(4):989-990

Department of Dermatovenereology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610041, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjd.16434DOI Listing
April 2018
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Demodicosis Treatment with Systemic Ivermectin.

Skinmed 2017 1;15(4):293-295. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

Clínica Universitária de Dermatologia, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Clínica Universitária de Dermatologia, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal.

A 23-year-old white man presented to our dermatology department complaining of pruriginous and erythematous papulopustules on the right cheek that had developed 6 months previously. He had a history of chronic blepharitis, complicated by a recurrent hordeolum that had been treated with warm compresses and topical antibiotic ointment (chloramphenicol) for approximately 2 years. The patient had oily skin and atopy (allergic rhinitis) and did not experience photosensitivity or flushing or have previous exposure to immunosuppressants or topical/systemic corticosteroids. Read More

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August 2017
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Incidence of Ophthalmic Disorders in Patients Treated with the Antineoplastic Agent S-1.

Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 2017 Jun;44(6):501-506

Division of Drug Information, Dept. of Pharmacotherapeutics, Showa University School of Pharmacy.

S-1 is an oral antineoplastic agent containing tegafur, gimeracil, and oteracil potassium. Recently, ophthalmic disorders, particularly epiphora, have been reported. We retrospectively investigated the incidence of ophthalmic disorders in patients treated with a regimen containing S-1 at our institution. Read More

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June 2017
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Study on Steroid Induced Ocular Findings in Children with Nephrotic Syndrome.

J Clin Diagn Res 2017 Mar 1;11(3):SC05-SC06. Epub 2017 Mar 1.

Senior Resident, Department of Paediatric, JK Lon Hospital, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Introduction: Long term use of corticosteroids in Nephrotic Syndrome (NS) is associated with ocular complications such as Posterior Subcapsular Cataract (PSC), glaucoma, increased intra-ocular pressure, ptosis, mydriasis, eyelid skin atrophy, keratisis, thinning of cornea and sclera, repeated hordeolum exacerbations.

Aim: To determine ocular abnormalities in children with NS and their association with steroid dosing and duration.

Materials And Methods: Hundred patients with NS in the age group of 2-18 years, with no evidence of other systemic disease, were considered for the study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7860/JCDR/2017/24694.9334DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5427396PMC
March 2017
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Acupuncture for acute hordeolum.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 02 9;2:CD011075. Epub 2017 Feb 9.

School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

Background: Hordeolum is an acute, purulent inflammation of the eyelid margin usually caused by obstructed orifices of the sebaceous glands of the eyelid. The condition, which affects sebaceous glands internally or externally, is common. When the meibomian gland in the tarsal plate is affected, internal hordeolum occurs, while when the glands of Zeis or Moll associated with eyelash follicles are affected, external hordeolum, or stye occurs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011075.pub2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5378315PMC
February 2017
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Cutaneous Leishmaniasis of the Eyelids: A Case Series with Molecular Identification and Literature Review.

Korean J Parasitol 2016 Dec 31;54(6):787-792. Epub 2016 Dec 31.

Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a protozoan disease which is endemic in Iran. It is transmitted by the sand fly. The eyelid is rarely involved possibly because the movement of the lids impedes the sand fly from biting the skin in this region. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2016.54.6.787DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5266367PMC
December 2016
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Non-surgical interventions for acute internal hordeolum.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 01 9;1:CD007742. Epub 2017 Jan 9.

Center for Clinical Trials and US Cochrane Center, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Mail Rm E6152, Baltimore, MD, USA, 21205.

Background: A hordeolum is a common, painful inflammation of the eyelid margin that is usually caused by a bacterial infection. The infection affects oil glands of the eyelid and can be either internal or external. In many cases, the lesion drains spontaneously and resolves without treatment; however, the inflammation can spread to other ocular glands or tissues, and recurrences are common. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007742.pub4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5370090PMC
January 2017
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Risk Factors and Symptoms of Meibomian Gland Loss in a Healthy Population.

J Ophthalmol 2016 14;2016:7526120. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

Department of General Pathology, Pomeranian Medical University, Al. Powstancow Wlkp. 72, 70-111 Szczecin, Poland.

. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships between MGL and ocular symptoms, several systemic conditions, and key markers of ocular surface health. . Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7526120DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5124676PMC
November 2016
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[Merkel cell carcinoma of the eyelid. An often unrecognized tumor entity : Clinical aspects and treatment strategies].

Ophthalmologe 2017 Feb;114(2):134-139

Zentrum für Augenheilkunde, Universitätsklinik Köln, Kerpener Str. 62, 50924, Köln, Deutschland.

Merkel cell carcinoma of the eyelid is an aggressive, highly malignant tumor of the skin. Totaling approximately 0.5 % of all tumors of the eyelid, it constitutes a relatively small group of lid tumors. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00347-016-0355-0DOI Listing
February 2017
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Parents' awareness and perception of children's eye diseases in Nigeria.

J Optom 2017 Apr - Jun;10(2):104-110. Epub 2016 Jul 14.

Department of Optometry, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Benin, Nigeria.

Purpose: Most causes of childhood blindness are treatable or preventable. Knowledge of parents' awareness and perception of eye problems is important in helping to understand parents' eye care seeking behavior. This understanding becomes necessary as early detection and intervention can be effective when done at an early age. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optom.2016.06.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5383457PMC
April 2017
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Evaluation of the Painful Eye.

Am Fam Physician 2016 Jun;93(12):991-8

Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, USA.

Eye problems constitute 2% to 3% of all primary care and emergency department visits. Common eye conditions that can cause eye pain are conjunctivitis, corneal abrasion, and hordeolum, and some of the most serious eye conditions include acute angle-closure glaucoma, orbital cellulitis, and herpetic keratitis. The history should focus on vision changes, foreign body sensation, photophobia, and associated symptoms, such as headache. Read More

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June 2016
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[In any case a stye it is not!].

Authors:
H S Füeßl

MMW Fortschr Med 2016 May;158(10):44

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s15006-016-8274-1DOI Listing
May 2016
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Comparative Clinical Outcomes of Pediatric Patients Presenting With Eyelid Nodules of Idiopathic Facial Aseptic Granuloma, Hordeola, and Chalazia.

J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2016 Jul 17;53(4):206-11. Epub 2016 May 17.

Purpose: To present the clinical features of the eyelid nodules observed in a newly determined dermatologic disorder, idiopathic facial aseptic granuloma (IFAG), and to compare them with children having acute hordeolum and chalazion.

Methods: Duration of the lesion, localization, presence of coexisting facial nodules, management strategies, and response time to topical/oral antibiotics were retrospectively reviewed in 50 children with IFAG, acute hordeolum, or chalazion.

Results: Fourteen children with one or more IFAG nodules on their eyelids, 28 children with one or more acute hordeolum, and 8 children with one or more chalazion were examined. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/01913913-20160511-03DOI Listing
July 2016
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Hordeolum: Acute abscess within an eyelid sebaceous gland.

Cleve Clin J Med 2016 05;83(5):332-4

Department of Ophthalmology, ABM University Health Board, Singleton Hospital, Swansea, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3949/ccjm.83a.15012DOI Listing
May 2016
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[Clinical Features Analysis of Demodectic Blephartis Observed in 40 Patients].

Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi 2016 Apr;34(2):182-3

Conjunctival scrapings for cytological examination and demodicid mite microscopic examination were performed in 55 cases of blephartis patients. Demodicid mites were detected in 40 cases, with a detection rate of 72.7%. Read More

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April 2016
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Blepharokeratoconjunctivitis in childhood: corneal involvement and visual outcome.

Eye (Lond) 2016 Mar 4;30(3):438-46. Epub 2015 Dec 4.

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Institute, School of Medicine, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.

Purpose: The main objective of this study is to describe the prevalence, degree and risk of corneal involvement, and visual impact in a pediatric population with blepharokeratoconjunctivitis (BKC).

Methods: Retrospective, observational, case-control study. Clinical records of patients ≤16 years old with BKC seen between 2006 and 2012 were reviewed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/eye.2015.249DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4791702PMC
March 2016
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Pneumo-orbita mimicking hordeolum.

Arch Dis Child 2016 Feb 11;101(2):183. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

Pediatric Emergency Department, Azienda Ospedaliera di Rilievo Nazionale Santobono-Pausilipon di Napoli, Napoli, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2015-309719DOI Listing
February 2016
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Differential Diagnosis of the Swollen Red Eyelid.

Am Fam Physician 2015 Jul;92(2):106-12

Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, USA.

The swollen red eyelid is a common presentation in primary care. An understanding of the anatomy of the orbital region can guide care. Factors that guide diagnosis and urgency of care include acute vs. Read More

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July 2015
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Hemorrhagic pyogenic granuloma after internal hordeolum.

Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci 2014 Oct-Dec;4(4):317-8

Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2229-5151.147540DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4296336PMC
January 2015
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Acupuncture for acute hordeolum.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Apr;2014

School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: The objective of this review is to determine the effects and, when possible, the safety of acupuncture for the treatment of acute hordeola, in comparison to no specific treatment (e.g. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011075DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4157616PMC
April 2014
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Ofloxacin eyedrops-induced toxic epidermal necrolysis treated with intravenous immunoglobulin.

Int J Dermatol 2014 Nov 10;53(11):e547-8. Epub 2014 Sep 10.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalapet, Puducherry, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijd.12670DOI Listing
November 2014
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[Exploration on the application characteristics of bloodletting therapy for the diseases relevant with soft tissue infection by data mining technology].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2013 Sep;33(9):803-7

School of TCM, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050091, China.

Objective: Using the data mining technology to analyze the application law of bloodletting therapy for the diseases relevant with soft tissue infection and explore the effect specificity of bloodletting therapy.

Methods: The variety of diseases treated with bloodletting therapy was taken as the sample data by collecting the reports from the periodical literatures. The network database of bloodletting literature was set up. Read More

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September 2013
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[Measurement of the index of infection by Demodex spp in patients with chronic blepharitis and in patients without other ocular diseases].

Rev Chilena Infectol 2013 Oct;30(5):494-501

Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile,

Background: Infestation by Demodex spp. in the palpebral edge follicles in humans is common. However, these mites are not routinely diagnosed in patients with or without ocular pathologies in Chile and their relevance is unclear. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0716-10182013000500005DOI Listing
October 2013
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[Randomized controlled clinical trials for treatment of external sty with ear-apex blood-letting].

Zhen Ci Yan Jiu 2013 Apr;38(2):148-51

The First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, China.

Objective: To observe the clinical therapeutic effect of ear-apex blood-letting for external sty.

Methods: A total 102 sty patients were randomized into ear-apex blood-letting group (n = 51) and routine treatment (medication) group (n = 51) according to computer-aided randomization procedure. Ear-apex-bloodletting (5-6 blood drops/time) was performed once daily for 3 times for the patients of blood-letting group. Read More

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April 2013
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Interventions for acute internal hordeolum.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013 Apr 30(4):CD007742. Epub 2013 Apr 30.

Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Background: Hordeolum is a common, painful inflammation of the eyelid margin that is usually caused by bacterial infection. The infection affects oil glands of the eyelid and can be internal or external. In many cases, the lesion drains spontaneously and resolves untreated; however, the inflammation can spread to other ocular glands or tissues, and recurrences are common. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007742.pub3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4261920PMC
April 2013
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[Insects in the history of Spanish ophthalmology: traditional remedies based on the use of the fly].

Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 2013 May 2;88(5):e30-2. Epub 2013 Apr 2.

Grupo de Investigación de Recursos Etnobiológicos del Duero-Douro (GRIRED), Facultad de Biología, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oftal.2013.01.002DOI Listing
May 2013
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Ocular inflammation and infection.

Emerg Med Clin North Am 2013 May;31(2):387-97

Department of Emergency Medicine, Synergy Medical Education Alliance, 1000 Houghton Avenue, Saginaw, MI 48602, USA.

Ocular inflammation and infection may involve any part of the eye and surrounding tissue. A complete examination, including visual acuity, extraocular movements, pupillary response, slit lamp examination, and fluorescein staining, is often required to establish the diagnosis. Pain relief may be achieved with oral analgesics and cycloplegics. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emc.2013.01.006DOI Listing
May 2013
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Pharmacokinetic comparison of 2 formulations of anastrozole (1 mg) in healthy Korean male volunteers: a randomized, single-dose, 2-period, 2-sequence, crossover study.

Clin Ther 2012 Feb 26;34(2):305-13. Epub 2012 Jan 26.

Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.

Background: Anastrozole is an aromatase inhibitor used to treat advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women. A generic 1-mg tablet of anastrozole was recently developed.

Objective: The study was designed to provide data to submit to Korean regulatory authorities to allow marketing of the test formulation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinthera.2012.01.008DOI Listing
February 2012
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[Blood-letting puncture at Pishu (BL 20) as main for stye].

Authors:
Hua Pan

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2011 Sep;31(9):782

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September 2011
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Current pattern treatment of hordeolum by ophthalmologists in Thailand.

J Med Assoc Thai 2011 Jun;94(6):721-4

Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Objective: To assess the current pattern of treatment among ophthalmologists in Thailand.

Material And Method: A two-page Thai questionnaire was distributed to Thai ophthalmologists' annual meeting. Other questionnaires were sent to the eye institute or conducted by telephone interviews. Read More

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June 2011
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[Treatment of hordeolum within 7 days by acupuncture at Linggu point].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2011 Jan;31(1):90

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January 2011
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[Eye lid reconstruction after bilateral palpebral complete necrosis after an extensive Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection (infected neonatal hordeolum)].

Oftalmologia 2010 ;54(3):66-71

Spitalul Clinic de Urgenţă Pentru Copii Cluj-Napoca.

In this article we will present a clinical case particularly interesting in terms of diagnosis, treatment and evolution of a infant who presented in our service because very serious evolution of a hordeolum, with infection and then complete necrosis of lower and upper eyelids of both eyes. The substrate counterproductive evolution was identified later, by genetic analysis (X-linked Bruton congenital agammaglobulinemia). Read More

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January 2011
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Clinical spectrum of pediatric blepharokeratoconjunctivitis.

J AAPOS 2010 Dec 19;14(6):527-9. Epub 2010 Nov 19.

Department of Ophthalmology, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Kalawati Saran Children Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Purpose: To evaluate the incidence, symptoms, clinical signs, and therapy instituted in children with blepharokeratoconjunctivitis (BKC).

Methods: In this observational, retrospective case series, we reviewed all medical records of pediatric patients presenting to the ophthalmology clinic at the Kalawati Saran Children's Hospital, New Delhi, India from 2003 to 2006. History, clinical characteristics, and treatment protocol were noted, as well as reason for presentation/referral and subsequent diagnosis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaapos.2010.09.013DOI Listing
December 2010
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Interventions for acute internal hordeolum.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2010 Sep 8(9):CD007742. Epub 2010 Sep 8.

Center for Clinical Trials, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, W5010, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 21205.

Background: Hordeolum is a common, painful, inflammation of the eyelid margin that is usually caused by bacterial infection. The infection affects oil glands of the eyelid and can be internal or external. In many cases, the lesion drains spontaneously and resolves untreated; however, the inflammation can spread to other ocular glands or tissues and recurrences are common. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007742.pub2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3424070PMC
September 2010
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[Therapy for actinomycosis in the lacrimal pathway].

Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 2010 Jul 19;227(7):568-74. Epub 2010 Jul 19.

Augenklinik der Universität Witten/Herdecke, Hagen.

Canaliculitis is a rare disease of the lacrimal pathway, especially of the canaliculi. It is often not identified, therefore misdiagnosed and inadequately treated. It accounts 2 % of all lacrimal diseases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0029-1245424DOI Listing
July 2010
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Prevalence of bacterial pathogens causing ocular infections in South India.

Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2010 Apr-Jun;53(2):281-6

Aravind Eye Hospital & Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu- 627001, India.

Background/aims: The eye may be infected from external sources or through intra-ocular invasion of micro-organisms carried by the blood stream. This study was undertaken to isolate and identify the specific bacterial pathogens causing ocular infections and to determine their in-vitro antibacterial susceptibilities to commonly used antibacterial agents.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective analysis of all patients with clinically diagnosed bacterial ocular infections such as blepharitis, conjunctivitis, internal and external hordeolum, suppurative scleritis, canaliculitis, keratitis, dacryocystitis, preseptal cellulitis, endophthalmitis and panophthalmitis presenting between January 2005 and December 2005 was performed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0377-4929.64336DOI Listing
September 2010
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Necrotising fasciitis of the eyelid with toxic shock due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Authors:
V S Y Lim S Amrith

Singapore Med J 2010 Mar;51(3):e51-3

Department of Ophthalmology, National University Health System, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074.

Necrotising fasciitis is a rare and rapidly spreading soft tissue infection characterised by widespread necrosis of the superficial fascia and usually occurring in the limbs and the abdominal wall. Periocular necrotising fasciitis is unusual due to the excellent blood supply of the facial region. The usual pathogens are Group A beta-haemolytic Streptococcus and Staphylococcus aureus. Read More

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March 2010
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Pharmacokinetic comparison of controlled-release and immediate-release oral formulations of simvastatin in healthy Korean subjects: a randomized, open-label, parallel-group, single- and multiple-dose study.

Clin Ther 2010 Jan;32(1):206-16

Department of Pharmacology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Background: A controlled-release (CR) formulation of simvastatin was recently developed in Korea. The formulation is expected to yield a lower C(max) and similar AUC values compared with the immediate-release (IR) formulation.

Objective: The goal of this study was to compare the pharmacokinetics of the new CR formulation and an IR formulation of simvastatin after single- and multiple-dose administration in healthy Korean subjects. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinthera.2010.01.026DOI Listing
January 2010
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[Discussion on the suitable diseases and symptoms of bleeding therapy].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2009 May;29(5):397-9

Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China.

In order to explore the suitable diseases and symptoms treated by bleeding therapy so as to guide the clinical practice. The retrospective study of periodical literature series is used and all clinical literatures about bleeding therapy were searched in the China Journal Full Text Database in CNKI, the VIP Chinese Scientific Journals Full Text Database (CSJD), Wanfang Database, and the Chinese Bio-medical Literature Database, and the frequen cy of the literature and the total cases treated with bleeding therapy were statistically analyzed, and the principles and methods of clinical epidemiology and evidence-based medicine were used to classify and grade the literatures, and the diseases were classified according to the international statistical classification about diseases and related healthy problems (ICD10) issued by World Health Organization. As a result, 1149 effective literatures including 98,526 cases were searched out, which were involved in 18 major systems and 261 kinds of diseases. Read More

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May 2009
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[Emergency checklist: hordeolum].

Authors:
D Kook A Kampik

MMW Fortschr Med 2009 Mar;151(12):41

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Mathildenstr. 8, D-80336 München.

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March 2009
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The red eye: evaluation and management.

Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2009 Jul 8;48(6):588-600. Epub 2009 Apr 8.

Children's Hospital of Michigan, Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Detroit, Michigan,USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0009922809333094DOI Listing
July 2009
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Pott's puffy tumour mimicking preseptal cellulitis.

Clin Exp Optom 2008 Jul;91(4):400-2

VA Boston Medical Center, West Roxbury Campus, West Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA.

Periorbital swelling can be secondary to local infections (for example, hordeolum) or reflective of an adjacent infection (for example, dental disease). Rarely, periorbital swelling can indicate underlying sinus disease; Pott's puffy tumour is a unique and serious form of this process. This paper presents an unusual way in which a smouldering sinusitis can erode through bone and result in orbital cellulitis or intracranial infection. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1444-0938.2007.00234.xDOI Listing
July 2008
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Traditional malian ointment for styes.

J Altern Complement Med 2008 Jun;14(5):461-4

Research Initiative on Traditional Antimalarial Methods, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/acm.2008.0012DOI Listing
June 2008
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