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Ocular onchocerciasis

MedGen UID:
45196
Concept ID:
C0029002
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Blindness, River; Ocular Onchocerciases; Ocular Onchocerciasis; Onchocerciases, Ocular; Onchocerciasis, Ocular; River Blindness
SNOMED CT: Ocular onchocerciasis (240842000); River blindness (240842000)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0005878

Definition

Onchocerciasis affecting the eye. [from NCI]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Abegunde AT, Ahuja RM, Okafor NJ
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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Gebrezgabiher G, Mekonnen Z, Yewhalaw D, Hailu A
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Diagnosis

Brattig NW, Cheke RA, Garms R
Acta Trop 2021 Jun;218:105677. Epub 2020 Aug 26 doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105677. PMID: 32857984
Perkel JM
Nature 2017 May 3;545(7652):119-121. doi: 10.1038/545119a. PMID: 28470200
Padgett JJ, Jacobsen KH
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2008 Oct;102(10):983-9. Epub 2008 May 7 doi: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2008.03.022. PMID: 18466939
Enk CD
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Taylor HR
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Therapy

Lustigman S, Makepeace BL, Klei TR, Babayan SA, Hotez P, Abraham D, Bottazzi ME
Trends Parasitol 2018 Jan;34(1):64-79. Epub 2017 Sep 22 doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2017.08.011. PMID: 28958602Free PMC Article
Basáñez MG, Walker M, Turner HC, Coffeng LE, de Vlas SJ, Stolk WA
Adv Parasitol 2016;94:247-341. Epub 2016 Oct 7 doi: 10.1016/bs.apar.2016.08.003. PMID: 27756456
Padgett JJ, Jacobsen KH
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2008 Oct;102(10):983-9. Epub 2008 May 7 doi: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2008.03.022. PMID: 18466939
Taylor HR
Int Ophthalmol 1990 May;14(3):189-94. doi: 10.1007/BF00158317. PMID: 2188920
Thylefors B
Bull World Health Organ 1978;56(1):63-73. PMID: 307448Free PMC Article

Prognosis

Vinkeles Melchers NVS, Stolk WA, van Loon W, Pedrique B, Bakker R, Murdoch ME, de Vlas SJ, Coffeng LE
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2021 Jul;15(7):e0009604. Epub 2021 Jul 26 doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009604. PMID: 34310602Free PMC Article
Brattig NW, Cheke RA, Garms R
Acta Trop 2021 Jun;218:105677. Epub 2020 Aug 26 doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105677. PMID: 32857984
Abegunde AT, Ahuja RM, Okafor NJ
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Jan 15;2016(1):CD011146. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011146.pub2. PMID: 26771164Free PMC Article
Maertens K
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Clinical prediction guides

Tudor P, Ionașcu I, Mateescu CI, Bezerra-Santos MA, Gurău MR, Mateescu RE, Gagniuc E, Tudor N, Otranto D
Acta Trop 2023 Jan;237:106723. Epub 2022 Oct 22 doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2022.106723. PMID: 36283498
Otabil KB, Gyasi SF, Awuah E, Obeng-Ofori D, Atta-Nyarko RJ, Andoh D, Conduah B, Agbenyikey L, Aseidu P, Ankrah CB, Nuhu AR, Schallig HDFH
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Enk CD
Clin Dermatol 2006 May-Jun;24(3):176-80. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2005.11.008. PMID: 16714198
Sréter T, Széll Z, Egyed Z, Varga I
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Recent systematic reviews

Mutono N, Basáñez MG, James A, Stolk WA, Makori A, Kimani TN, Hollingsworth TD, Vasconcelos A, Dixon MA, de Vlas SJ, Thumbi SM
Lancet Glob Health 2024 May;12(5):e771-e782. Epub 2024 Mar 11 doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(24)00043-3. PMID: 38484745Free PMC Article
Abegunde AT, Ahuja RM, Okafor NJ
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Jan 15;2016(1):CD011146. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011146.pub2. PMID: 26771164Free PMC Article
Ejere HO, Schwartz E, Wormald R, Evans JR
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Reddy M, Gill SS, Kalkar SR, Wu W, Anderson PJ, Rochon PA
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