Keratomycosis after incidental spillage of vegetative material into the eye: Report of two cases

@inproceedings{Tabatabaee2013KeratomycosisAI,
  title={Keratomycosis after incidental spillage of vegetative material into the eye: Report of two cases},
  author={Ali A. Alavi Tabatabaee and Zahra Mohajernezhadfard and Farid Daneshgar and Mohammadreza Mansouri},
  booktitle={Oman journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2013}
}
Fungal corneal ulcers mostly occur after incidental corneal trauma by plant leaves in farm lands or the use of topical corticosteroids or antibiotics. The infection is more prevalent among farmers and harvesters and in some parts of the world is considered as an occupational disease; however, there have been a few reports on the occurrence of such ulcers in healthy individuals after incidental spillage of vegetative material into the eye. The importance of these ulcers is their long-term and… CONTINUE READING

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