Jona MB Sy-Ongkeko, MD Archimedes LD Agahan, MD Juan S Lopez, MD Jacinto U Dy-Liacco, MD Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, College of Medicine, University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines Sympathetic ophthalmia (SO) is a rare, bilateral, nonnecrotising granulomatous panuveitis that may develop after exposure of intraocular contents to the immune system, i.e., trauma, followed by a latent period and the appearance of uveitis in both the injured and non-injured eye. Both eyes are affected, with the injured eye usually presenting with uveitis before, and more severe than the uninjured eye. Its occurrence is much more likely » » » [Read more]
Sympathetic Ophthalmia in an Infected Post-Scleral Buckling Eye
Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ) in a Multiple Myeloma Patient
This is a case of a 59 year-old female was seen due to pain and purulentdischarge on the right mandible. Patient is a diagnosed case of multiple myeloma three years prior to admission who was treated with melphalan, prednisone, zolendronic acid, and has undergone radiotherapy for 25 sessions. Panoramic radiograph of the mandibles showed radioluscency at the body of mandible suggestive of an osteonecrotic process. After discovering this, zolendronic acid was discontinued and sequestrectomy and hyperbaric oxygen was done as advised by the maxillofacial surgeon.