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Articles on Ophthalmology
VEGF-A Gene Polymorphisms and Responses to Intravitreal Ranibizumab Treatment in Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema
The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between VEGF gene polymorphisms and the responses to treatment with intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME). This prospective study, conducted at the Kutahya Dumlupinar University Faculty of Medicine,…
Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome (HPS; MIM #203300) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by oculocutaneous albinism (OCA) and a bleeding diathesis. Other clinical features may include lysosomal accumulation of ceroid lipofuscin, granulomatous colitis, and pulmonary fibrosis that is often…
Pierson Syndrome: A Case Report with a Neonatal Cardiac Association Based on a Novel Mutation in the LAMB2 Gene
Congenital nephrotic syndrome (CNS) combined with eye abnormalities including microcoria (small pupils that don’t respond to light) and abnormal lens shape can suggest a clinical diagnosis of Pierson syndrome (which mainly affects the kidneys and eyes). The clinical association of Pierson syndrome…