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Titolo:
ACUTE GLAUCOMA AND ACUTE CORNEAL EDEMA IN ASSOCIATION WITH TULAREMIA
Autore:
PARSSINEN O; RUMMUKAINEN M;
Indirizzi:
KANNAKSENK 5 SF-40600 JYVASKYLA FINLAND CENT HOSP CENT FINLAND,DEPT OPHTHALMOL JYVASKYLA FINLAND CENT HOSP CENT FINLAND,DEPT MED JYVASKYLA FINLAND
Titolo Testata:
Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica
fascicolo: 6, volume: 75, anno: 1997,
pagine: 732 - 734
SICI:
1395-3907(1997)75:6<732:AGAACE>2.0.ZU;2-5
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Keywords:
IRIS ATROPHY; IRITIS; MYOPIA;
Tipo documento:
Article
Natura:
Periodico
Citazioni:
12
Recensione:
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Citazione:
O. Parssinen e M. Rummukainen, "ACUTE GLAUCOMA AND ACUTE CORNEAL EDEMA IN ASSOCIATION WITH TULAREMIA", Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica, 75(6), 1997, pp. 732-734

Abstract

Purpose: To describe the clinical course of oculoglandular tularemia with acute glaucoma and corneal oedema. Methods: Clinical course, results of laboratory assays and treatment of oculoglandular tularemia in a 58-year-old woman. Results: The patient had acute glaucoma and corneal oedema in connection with acute tularemia. At the onset of the disease she had a fever (39 degrees C), pains in her muscles and in her right eye, The intraocular pressure, which was 68 mmHg at the beginning was lowered with intravenous and per oral acetatcolamide together withtimolol and pilocarpine eyedrops, and because of a narrow anterior chamber, with subsequent laser iridotomies. The tularemia was treated with ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice daily for ten days. Vision was finger counting at the beginning of the disease, The corneal oedema gradually subsided and vision normalized during the two-month follow-up. Conclusion: Oculoglandular tularemia was connected,vith acute glaucoma and corneal oedema.

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