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Inflammation of the retinal pigment epithelium: a unique presentation of ocular schistosomiasis.
  1. A J Dickinson,
  2. A R Rosenthal and
  3. K G Nicholson
  1. University Department of Ophthalmology, Leicester Royal Infirmary.

    Abstract

    We report the first case of inflammation of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) caused by Schistosoma mansoni and discuss its possible pathogenesis. This is of particular interest because the lesions resembled those found in acute multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (AMPPE).

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