1. Prevalence of dengue-related fundus and macular optical coherence tomography findings among inpatients in a regional referral hospital

    Prevalence of dengue-related fundus and macular optical coherence tomography findings among inpatients in a regional referral hospital

    Purpose: To investigate the prevalence of fundus and macular optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings, and the spectrum of dengue-related fundus presentation in a Malaysian tertiary hospital. The associations between platelet count and haematocrit level with fundus and macular OCT findings were also investigated. Design: Cross-sectional study. Methods: The study was conducted at Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh, from June to August 2015. Patients who consented to participate underwent a comprehensive ocular examination. Examination included a best-corrected distance (6 m) and near visual acuities, standard black-on-white Amsler chart testing, pupillary light reflex, fundus examination, followed by dilated fundus photographs and OCT ...

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