Bilateral endogenous Fusarium endophthalmitis associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

@article{Glasgow1996BilateralEF,
  title={Bilateral endogenous Fusarium endophthalmitis associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.},
  author={Ben J. Glasgow and Robert E Engstrom and Gary Holland and Allan E. Kreiger and Marvin Wool},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1996},
  volume={114 7},
  pages={873-7}
}
A 51-year-old man with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and cytomegalovirus retinitis had bilateral endogenous fungal endophthalmitis. Cultures yielded Fusarium species. Histopathologic examination showed a severe necrotizing acute and granulomatous reaction, with numerous fungal elements in the retina and uveal tract. Fungal elements were seen in the lens, sclera, and emissarial vessels. Angiopathic infiltration by fungus and widespread thrombosis produced retinal and choroidal infarction… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…