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PURPOSE To determine the epidemiological pattern and risk factors involved in suppurative corneal ulceration in Gangetic West Bengal, eastern India, and to identify the specific microbial agents responsible for corneal infections. METHODS All patients with suspected microbial keratitis presenting to the corneal clinic at Disha Eye Hospital, Barrackpore,(More)
We report the spectrum of ocular toxicity following accidental inoculation of latex of Calotropis procera (Sodom apple) in 29 eyes between January 2003 and December 2006. All patients presented with sudden painless dimness of vision with photophobia. Twenty-five (86%) patients had initial visual acuity of less than 20/60. All eyes had conjunctival(More)
PURPOSE To report the first case of Bacillus cereus keratitis leading to panophthalmitis in a patient operated for combined Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) and phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implantation. METHODS A 40-year-old woman with corneal decompensation underwent DSEK with phacoemulsification and posterior chamber(More)
PURPOSE To report 2 cases of keratitis occurring after post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) in immunocompetent patients. METHODS Case report and literature review. RESULTS Two male patients presented with a dense stromal infiltrate in the temporal and superior aspects of the cornea, respectively. Microbiological workup in both patients did not(More)
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