Vol 2, No 4 (2017)
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Fungal keratitis after descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty

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

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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