Eales disease


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Eales dis·ease

(ēlz),
peripheral retinal periphlebitis causing recurrent retinal or intravitreous hemorrhages in young adults.

Eales dis·ease

(ēlz di-zēz')
Peripheral retinal periphlebitis causing recurrent retinal or intravitreous hemorrhages in young adults.

Eales disease

(ēlz)
[Henry Eales, Brit. physician, 1852–1913]
Recurrent hemorrhage into the retina and vitreous, most commonly seen in men in the second and third decades of life. The cause is unknown.

Eales,

Henry, English ophthalmologist, 1852-1913.
Eales disease - peripheral retinal periphlebitis causing recurrent retinal or intravitreous hemorrhages in young adults.
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However, in older patients presenting with findings such as proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR), retinal detachment, and vitreous hemorrhage, especially those with asymmetric involvement, pathologies such as Coats disease, Eales disease, retinosis, sickle cell anemia, and toxocariasis must be excluded.
Patients with other coexisting vascular retinopathies like vasculitis, diabetic retinopathy, Eales disease, pregnancy-induced hypertension, renal, hepatic or thyroid disease, chronic alcohol abuse and anticonvulsant therapy were not included in the study.
Patrick, from Kings Norton, was already a dad-offour when he was struck by Eales Disease 40 years ago.
We had earlier hypothesized that statistically significant higher phenotype frequency of HLA B5 (B51), DR1 and DR 4 occurs in patients with Eales disease compared to healthy individuals (5).