Candida endophthalmitis: Clinical presentation, treatment and outcome in 23 patients

@article{med1991CandidaEC,
  title={Candida endophthalmitis: Clinical presentation, treatment and outcome in 23 patients},
  author={S. Schmid cand. med. and Prof. Dr. A. C. Martenet and Prof. Dr. O. Oelz},
  journal={Infection},
  year={1991},
  volume={19},
  pages={21-24}
}
The presumptive diagnosis ofCandida endophthalmitis was made in 11 intravenous (i. v.) drug addicts, seven surgical patients and five individuals with no established risk factors. It was based on the clinical symptoms with partial to total visual loss and the findings of a retinohyalitic lesion eventually affecting the entire eye. Empiric antimycotic treatment consisted of i. v. amphotericin B (average cumulative dose 1,580 mg) and i. v. or oral flucytosine (mean cumulative dose 231 g). This… CONTINUE READING

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