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Systemic autoinflammatory diseases (SAIDs) are a growing group of disorders caused by a dysregulation of the innate immune system leading to episodes of systemic inflammation [1]. Most of them are caused by monogenic mutations. According to the 2019 International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) Classification of Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases, there are 45 kinds of autoinflammatory diseases,...

Zhou Yu et al.
Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2022; 17(1): 213
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Sturge–Weber syndrome (SWS) is a rare disease that is classically associated with the skin, eyes, and brain. The most common characteristics are glaucoma, diffuse choroidal haemangiomas (DCH), occipital leptomeningeal angioma, and vascular malformations of the facial skin called port-wine stain (PWS) that involve the trigeminal nerve distribution area [1]. The incidence of SWS is between 1:20,000...

Yan Honggai et al.
BMC Ophthalmology 2022; 22(1): 260
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Dry eye disease (DED) is the most common disease in ophthalmology, affecting millions of people worldwide. Currently, the world’s population is becoming an aging society, and DED may become a serious problem [1]. DED is characterized by a prolonged dry state of the cornea and conjunctiva of the outer layer of the eye, causing the eyes of patients to feel dry, red, itchy, and sensitive to external...

Wang Hsiao-Hsuan et al.
Journal of Biomedical Science 2022; 29(1): 36
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The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) launched “VISION 2020: The Right to Sight” in 1999. The were to eliminate avoidable blindness by 2020 and prevent a projected doubling of the burden of visual impairment between 1990 and 2020. The major causes of blindness targeted were cataract, trachoma, onchocerciasis, childhood blindness,...

Soboka Jibat Gemida et al.
BMC Health Services Research 2022; 22(1): 768
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