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Word blindness: alexia syndromes past and present

Home / Neuro-ophthalmologyIllusions, Hallucinations, and Disorders of Higher Cortical Function

Title:  Word blindness: alexia syndromes past and present
Author:  Lee Chung, MD
Date:  10/12/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Alexia; Alexia without agraphia; Visual agnosia theory; Hemianopia; Malingering; Neuroimaging
Diagnosis: Alexia vs. malingering
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a young male who suddenly after a significant headache finds himself unable to read, but can write and see normally. A history of alexia is presented. A detailed discussion of the localization and neuroanatomy of alexia is presented.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15585
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Identification of Burkhoderia in Blood and Tissue of Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis

Home / Neuro-Ophthalmology / Systemic Conditions with Neuro-Ophthalmic Signs

Title:  Identification of Burkholderia in Blood and Tissue of Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis
Author:  Bradley Katz, MD
Date:  10/12/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Giant Cell Arteritis; Burkholderia; Infectious disease
Diagnosis: Giant Cell Arteritis
Brief Description: This is a research presentation of the data showing that giant cell arteritis is associated with infectious disease. It includes a description of the bacteria genus Burkholderia and data showing the role of Burkhoderia in giant cell arteritis. It suggests the use of doxycycline as an adjunct to treatment of giant cell arteritis.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15580
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Regression of Conductive Keratoplasty with or without Prior Refractive Surgery

Home / Refractive Surgery / Collagen Shrinkage and Crosslinking Procedures

Title:  Regression after Conductive Keratoplasty with or without prior Refractive Surgery
Author:  Erik Anderson
Date:  10/19/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: CK; Conductive keratoplasty; LASIK; Refractive regression
Diagnosis: Conductive keratoplasty
Brief Description: This is a clinical research presentation looking at the regression of conductive keratoplasty (CK) versus LASIK. A history and description of CK is presented. The research presents a retrospective chart review of 52 patients is presented with results of CK initially and over time.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
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Identifier: Moran_CORE_15576
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Minocycline and Intracranial Hypertension: A Case Study

Home / Neuro-ophthalmology / Decreased Vision

Title: A Case of Minocycline-Induced Intracranial Hypertenstion
Author: Scott Peterson
Date: 10/26/2011
Keywords / Main Subjects: IIH; Idiopathic intracranial hypertension; Modified dandy criteria; Tetracyclines; Minocycline
Secondary CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Optic Disc Abnormalities / Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Diagnosis: Minocycline-induced Intracranial Hypertenstion (IIH)
Brief Description: This is a case report of a young female who presented with visual obscurations, headache and pulsatile tinnitus. She was diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri, induced by minocycline. This report discusses the differential diagnosis of IIH and the medications that are known to cause it.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15551
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Why Don’t You See Double

Home / Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Special Forms of Strabismus

Title:  Why Don’t You See Double
Author:  Jim Bell
Date:  11/16/2011
Keywords / Main Subjects: Duane’s Syndrome; Duane’s Syndrome type 1; Diplopia; Hypertropia
Secondary CORE Category: Neuro-Ophthalmology/Evaluation of Diplopia/Myopathic Restrictive and Orbital Causes of Diplopia
Diagnosis: Duane’s Syndrome
Brief Description: This video presents a middle aged woman without diplopia, but with significant eye movement abnormalities. A second case of Duane’s syndrome is also presented. A history and description of Duane’s syndrome as well as the classification and pathophysiology are described.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15543
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Corneal Purse String Suture for Open Globe Repair

Home / External Disease and Cornea / Clinical Aspects of Toxic and Traumatic Injuries of the Anterior Segment

Title: Corneal Purse String Suture for Open Globe Repair
Author: Lloyd Williams, MD
Date: 11/16/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Open globe; Corneal laceration; Purse-string suture
Diagnosis: Corneal laceration
Brief Description: These are two case presentations of corneal lacerations that resulted in an open globes. Each was repaired with a purse string suture as well as traditional sutures. The technique of a purse-string suture is discussed as are the techniques for suturing corneal lacerations. 
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15531
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A 30 Year-Old Female with Monocular Blindness

Home / Retina and Vitreous / Other Retinal Vascular Disease

Title:  A 30 Year-Old Female with Monocular Blindness
Author:  Adam Jorgensen, MD
Date:  10/26/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Retinal capillary hemagioma; Leukocoria; Coats Disease; Retinoblastoma; B-scan; Diagnostic A-scan; Vascular mass; Retinocytoma
Diagnosis: Retinal capillary hemangioma
Brief Description: This is a case study of a 30 female who has a history of blindness in one eye from infancy and a large white mass in the blind eye and a capillary hemangioma on her face. Ultrasound of the globe and lesion with diagnostic A-scan and B-scan is discussed in detail by Roger Harrie. A differential for vascularized masses of the retina and leukocoria is presented. Each item of the differential is discussed, with attention to retinal capillary hemagioma.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identitifier: Moran_CORE_15527
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Myelinated Nerve Fibers – Case Presentation

Home / Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors / Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium

Title: Myelinated Nerve Fibers – Case Presentation
Author: Adam Havenon, MD,  University of Utah, Neurology Resident
Date: 12/14/2011
Keywords / Main Subjects: Optic nerve myelination; Optic nerve pathology; myelination
Secondary CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Optic Disc Abnormalities / Developmental Anomalies
Diagnosis: Optic nerve myelination
Brief Description: This is a review of optic nerve fiber myelination and its clinical findings, clinical outcomes, and embrological origins. It also covers potential imaging modalities for identifying and imaging optic nerve myelination.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds 2011
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15007
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