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|Title:||Antihelminthic drugs in diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis|
Farah, M. E.
Universidade Estadual de Londrina (UEL)
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
|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.|
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