Infection of the human eye with cryptococcus neoformans; torula histolytica; cryptococcus hominis; a clinical and experimental study with a new diagnostic method.

@article{Weiss1948InfectionOT,
  title={Infection of the human eye with cryptococcus neoformans; torula histolytica; cryptococcus hominis; a clinical and experimental study with a new diagnostic method.},
  author={Charles Weiss and Isabella H. Perry and Marian C. Shevky},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1948},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={
          739-51
        }
}
SINCE slightly more than 100 cases of infection with Cryptococcus neoformans (Torula histolytica; Cryptococcus hominis) have been reported in the literature up to the present time, the disease should no longer be considered rare. The clinical, histopathologic and mycologic features have been adequately reviewed by Stoddard and Cutler, 1 Freeman, 2 Binford, 3 Dodge, 4 Benham 5 and Cox and Tolhurst. 6 Although a variety of ocular complications, including photophobia, diplopia, ptosis, rigidity of… CONTINUE READING