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Therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty for the treatment of microbial keratitis due to Staphylococcus MRSA

Panagiota Petrakogianni1, Ioannis Mallias1
Ophthalmol J 2019;4:40-43.

Abstract

This is a case report of one patient who was diagnosed with microbial keratitis caused by staphylococcus MRSA.
Its characteristics, etiology and symptoms will be described below. Moreover, we will discuss the clinical features,
treatment plan and treatment outcome on our patient.

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