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Fungal keratitis after descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty

Ioannis Mallias, Panagiota Mylova, Anastasia Tassiopoulou
DOI: 10.5603/OJ.2017.0022
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Ophthalmol J 2017;2(4):105-109.

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Vol 2, No 4 (2017)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2018-03-30

Abstract

This is a case report discussing the case of a patient with fungal infection after undergoing a descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). The pathogenesis and possible treatment options of fungal keratitis are discussed. Also, the precautions that should be taken in order to prevent fungal keratitis in patients undergoing DSAEK are referred to.  

Abstract

This is a case report discussing the case of a patient with fungal infection after undergoing a descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). The pathogenesis and possible treatment options of fungal keratitis are discussed. Also, the precautions that should be taken in order to prevent fungal keratitis in patients undergoing DSAEK are referred to.  

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Keywords

DSAEK, fungal keratitis, Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty

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Title

Fungal keratitis after descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty

Journal

Ophthalmology Journal

Issue

Vol 2, No 4 (2017)

Pages

105-109

Published online

2018-03-30

DOI

10.5603/OJ.2017.0022

Bibliographic record

Ophthalmol J 2017;2(4):105-109.

Keywords

DSAEK
fungal keratitis
Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty

Authors

Ioannis Mallias
Panagiota Mylova
Anastasia Tassiopoulou

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