Antihelminthic drugs in diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis

Antihelminthic drugs in diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis

Autor Casella, AMB Google Scholar
Farah, M. E. Google Scholar
Belfort, R. Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Estadual de Londrina (UEL)
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy of ivermectin and thiabendazole in confirmed cases of diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis.METHODS: Two patients with diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis were treated with anthelminthic drugs. the first patient was treated with ivermectin and the second, with thiabendazole.RESULTS: the worms were still mobile after treatment with ivermectin or thiabendazole. With the application of photocoagulation, the organisms were destroyed, and the patients' vision improved.CONCLUSION: in these two patients, ivermectin and thiabendazole were not effective in treating confirmed diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis.
Idioma Inglês
Data de publicação 1998-01-01
Publicado em American Journal of Ophthalmology. New York: Elsevier B.V., v. 125, n. 1, p. 109-111, 1998.
ISSN 0002-9394 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Publicador Elsevier B.V.
Extensão 109-111
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0002-9394(99)80248-7
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000071346100020
Endereço permanente http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/25840

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