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Title: Antihelminthic drugs in diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis
Authors: Casella, AMB
Farah, M. E.
Belfort, R.
Universidade Estadual de Londrina (UEL)
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Issue Date: 1-Jan-1998
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Citation: American Journal of Ophthalmology. New York: Elsevier B.V., v. 125, n. 1, p. 109-111, 1998.
Abstract: 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.
ISSN: 0002-9394
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