Significance of Pars Plana Vitrectomy in the Diagnosis of Ocular Toxocarosis


Authors: A. Šišková ;  E. Říhová ;  P. Skalická ;  J. Jandusová ;  D. Dotřelová
Authors‘ workplace: Oční klinika VFN a 1. LF UK, Praha, přednosta doc. MUDr. M. Filipec, CSc.
Published in: Čes. a slov. Oftal., , 2003, No. 5, p. 304-311
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Overview

A retrospective study evaluates the importance of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) infour patients with ocular form of toxocarosis. The results of laboratory determinationof the titres of antibodies against Toxocara canis (the ELISA method) insamples of vitreous body were compared with those in the serum of the patient.The individual cases exemplify the problems in interpretation of laboratoryfindings and document the authors’ experience in considering the diagnosis ofocular toxocarosis in individual cases. The authors’ experience indicates thatPPVis of diagnostic as well as of therapeutic significance.

Key words:
toxocarosis, PPV, serology of vitreous body and blood (ELISA)

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