Post-traumatic Fungal Keratitis Caused by Carpoligna sp.

@article{Chew2010PosttraumaticFK,
  title={Post-traumatic Fungal Keratitis Caused by Carpoligna sp.},
  author={Hall F. Chew and D. Jungkind and D. Mah and I. Raber and A. Toll and Mindy J. Tokarczyk and E. Cohen},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2010},
  volume={29},
  pages={449-452}
}
Purpose: To report the first case of fungal keratitis caused by presumed Carpoligna species. Methods: A 37-year-old gardener sustained a full-thickness, stellate corneal laceration while cutting wood outdoors with a circular saw. Two months after surgical repair, he developed a severe infectious keratitis with descemetocoele at the apex of the original stellate laceration. Results: Culture results confirmed fungal elements without evidence of bacteria. Oral and topical voriconazole were… Expand
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