Eales Disease

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Eales Disease

Eales disease is a rare vision disorder that appears as an inflammation and white haze around the outercoat of the veins in the retina. This condition is most common among young males and normally affects both eyes. In most cases, vision becomes suddenly blurred because the vitreous, the clear jelly that fills the eyeball behind the lens of the eye, seeps out. Treatment includes corticosteroids in the inflammation stage and photocoagulation in the proliferative stage of the disease. Visual prognosis is good if treatment begins early in the course of the disease.  
 

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The terms "Eales Disease" returned 32 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Eales Disease.
 

Author(s): Mohammad Naeem Khan, Syed Shahmeer Raza, Shayan Qadir, Hana Rehman, Amer Kamal Hussain, Muhammad Daniyal Nadeem, Farhan Ullah

Journal: J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. ;28(4):816-817.

 

Eales disease is an eponym after a British ophthalmologist Henry Eales. The aetiology behind Eales disease is ill-understood and stands controversial. Various systemic diseases associated with peripheral retinal revascularization and Retinal vasculitis could imitate the proliferative ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Ultra-wide field angiography in the management of Eales disease.
 

Author(s): Vinod Kumar, Parijat Chandra, Atul Kumar

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jul;64(7):504-7.

 

This study aims to evaluate the use of ultra-wide field (UWF) angiography in patients with Eales disease (ED).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Eales disease and tuberculosis: A case report].
 

Author(s): A Elkhoyaali, F Elasri, T Abdellaoui, Y Rhoufir, S Chatoui, R Massoudi, K Reda, A Oubaaz

Journal: J Fr Ophtalmol. 2016 Mar;39(3):e77-9.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Eales Disease" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Eales' disease].
 

Author(s): M-H Errera, A Pratas, P Goldschmidt, N Sedira, J-A Sahel, J Benesty

Journal: J Fr Ophtalmol. 2016 May;39(5):474-82.

 

The syndrome of recurrent vitreous hemorrhages in young men was described for the first time by Henry Eales in 1880. The association with a clinical manifestation of ocular inflammation was reported 5years later. Eales disease affects young adults who present with ischemic retinal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Eales' disease: oxidant stress and weak antioxidant defence.
 

Author(s): S Ramakrishnan, M Rajesh, K N Sulochana

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. ;55(2):95-102.

 

Eales' disease (ED) is an idiopathic retinal periphlebitis characterized by capillary non-perfusion and neovascularization. In addition to the existing system, a new staging system has been proposed by Saxena et al. Immunological, molecular biological and biochemical studies have ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Eales' disease.
 

Author(s): T Das, J Biswas, A Kumar, P N Nagpal, P Namperumalsamy, B Patnaik, H K Tewari

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 1994 Mar;42(1):3-18.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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