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

Panagiota Petrakogianni, Ioannis Mallias
DOI: 10.5603/OJ.2019.0004
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Ophthalmol J 2019;4:40-43.

open access

Vol 4 (2019): Continuous Publishing
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2019-05-21

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.

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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Keywords

microbial keratitis; penetrating keratoplasty; staph MRSA

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Title

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

Journal

Ophthalmology Journal

Issue

Vol 4 (2019): Continuous Publishing

Pages

40-43

Published online

2019-05-21

DOI

10.5603/OJ.2019.0004

Bibliographic record

Ophthalmol J 2019;4:40-43.

Keywords

microbial keratitis
penetrating keratoplasty
staph MRSA

Authors

Panagiota Petrakogianni
Ioannis Mallias

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