Cell and Flare. What inflammatory cell looks like in the eye. This video demonstrates what cell and flare look like under the slit-lamp microscope. “Cell” is the individual inflammatory cells while “flare” is the foggy appearance given by protein that has leaked from inflamed blood vessels. This finding is commonly seen with uveitis … and actually seeing it can be challenging for the beginning ophthalmology residents.
Methotrexate Chemical Structure. Methotrexate is an antineoplastic and immunosuppressive agent widely used in the therapy of rheumatoid arthritis. Long-term methotrexate therapy has been associated with frequent but mild elevations in serum liver enzymes and more importantly with development of chronic liver injury, progressive fibrosis, cirrhosis and portal hypertension.