Keratitis due to a coelomycetous fungus: case reports and review of the literature.

@article{Kaliamurthy2004KeratitisDT,
  title={Keratitis due to a coelomycetous fungus: case reports and review of the literature.},
  author={Jayaraman Kaliamurthy and Catti Munusamy Kalavathy and Mohan Kumar Ramalingam and Duraisamy Arvind Prasanth and Christdas Arul Nelson Jesudasan and Philip A. Thomas},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={3-12}
}
PURPOSE To describe a series of 7 patients with ulcerative keratitis caused by species of Colletotrichum, which are coelomycetous fungal pathogens. METHODS The patients presented with keratitis of varying degrees of severity. Multiple scrapes from the corneal lesions of 6 of the 7 patients were used for microbiological investigations by a standard protocol. In the seventh patient, scraping was not performed due to the presence of deep infiltration and a descemetocele at presentation. All 7… CONTINUE READING

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