PEHCPrimary Ear and Hearing Care (World Health Organization)
PEHCProfessional Eye Health Centre (Canada)
PEHCPeripheral Elongated Hair Cells
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PEHC is an investment holding company which aims to strategically acquire assets, develop natural resources that are sustainable, and be a basic provider for the needs of the community.
PEHC's other renewable energy subsidiaries include, Repower Energy Development Corp.
The medical records of patients diagnosed with PEHC between July 2006 and June 2014 in the Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology were analyzed retrospectively.
The presence of active PEHC lesions in both eyes was considered symmetric bilateral disease, while the presence of active disease in one eye and findings of RPE atrophy and sequelae in the peripheral retina of the fellow eye was considered asymmetric bilateral disease.
A bilateral PEHC patient with macula edema in both eyes was treated with intravitreal 0.5 mg/0.1 mL ranibizumab in 3 injections to the right eye and 7 injections to the left eye.
PEHC is a rare degenerative disease of the peripheral retina predominantly seen in elderly women and accompanied by hemorrhage and/or exudation.
Higher rates of systemic hypertension and systemic anticoagulant have been observed in PEHC patients.
PEHC lesions are usually located peripherally between the equator and the ora serrata in the temporal quadrant and anterior retina.
(6) observed age-related macular changes in 17% of same eyes and 27% of contralateral eyes in PEHC patients.
PEHC treatment options reported in the literature include monitoring, photocoagulation, photodynamic therapy, cryotherapy, intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) injection and vitrectomy.
In addition to diagnosing PEHC based on patient history and ophthalmoscopy, FFA and ICGA can assist in diagnosis.
Differential diagnosis of PEHC should include peripheral chorioretinal lesions such as retinal capillary hemangioma, retinal macroaneurysm, retinal telangiectasia, choroidal hemangioma, choroidal melanoma and choroidal detachment.