Atypical Bilateral Peripheral Drusen in a Forty-Year-Old Man: Case Report and Review of Literature
Ejike Egbu, Chidi Ihemedu, Ugochukwu Rex Eze and Johnpaul Okolo
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 30, 2020
Drusen are pathognomonic of some ocular pathologies such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), familial dominant drusen, best macular dystrophy (BMD) and optic nerve drusen. The presence of drusen in the peripheral retina may be an early sign of AMD. This article reports a rare case of peripheral retinal drusen occurring in a similar pattern in both eyes of a forty-year-old man with unaided visual acuity of 6/4 in each eye. Optical coherence tomography findings showed bumps between the reti...
An Analysis of Interstitial Keratitis Secondary to Epstein-Barr Virus
Carl Pellerin, BS, Ethan Thibodeaux, BS, Zhenyang Zhao, MD and Yusra Siddiqui, MD
Article Type: Case Report and Literature Review | First Published: September 17, 2020
Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), also known as human herpes virus 4, is a DNA virus that causes a range of pathologies. Interstitial keratitis (IK) is a rare manifestation of EBV that is seldomly characterized in the literature. To our knowledge, a review of the clinical presentations and reported treatments of EBV IK has not been conducted. Here, we report a case of EBV IK in a patient and review 14 cases in the literature. The differential diagnosis and identifying clinical characteristics of EBV IK,...