Journal article

Scedosporium Scleritis or Keratitis or Both: Case Series

Vishal Jhanji, Jay Yohendran, Marios Constantinou, Harsha Sheorey, Rasik B Vajpayee

EYE & CONTACT LENS-SCIENCE AND CLINICAL PRACTICE | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2009

Abstract

PURPOSE: To report case series of infectious scleritis or keratitis or both caused by Scedosporium fungal species. METHODS: Medical records of patients presenting with infectious scleritis or keratitis or both caused by Scedosporium were retrospectively reviewed at a tertiary care hospital. Nine culture-proven cases of Scedosporium corneal and scleral infection that were treated medically or surgically or both were enrolled for the study. The main parameters evaluated were the predisposing factors, clinical presentation, and the success of various treatment modalities. RESULTS: The most common mode of presentation was scleritis (six cases, 67%), followed by sclerokeratitis (two cases, 22%) a..

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