Exogenous fungal endophthalmitis.

  title={Exogenous fungal endophthalmitis.},
  author={Stephen Carl Pflugfelder and Harry W. Flynn and T A Zwickey and Richard K Forster and A Tsiligianni and William W. Culbertson and Saul Mandelbaum},
  volume={95 1},
The authors report 19 cases of exogenous fungal endophthalmitis managed between 1969 and 1986. These developed after ocular surgery (5 cases), after trauma (6 cases), by intraocular spread from fungal keratitis (4 cases), after therapeutic keratoplasty for keratitis (3 cases), and by spontaneous infection of a filtration bleb (1 case). The diagnosis of endophthalmitis was made from 3 days to 4 months after surgery or trauma. In patients with preexisting keratitis, endophthalmitis was noted 2… CONTINUE READING

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