Postoperative Rhizopus scleritis in a diabetic man.


A 50-year-old diabetic man developed necrotizing scleritis with adjacent keratitis 4 weeks after uncomplicated cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation through a scleral tunnel incision. Cultures of the necrotic sclera grew Rizopus species. Severe destruction of the globe ensued despite topical, subconjunctival, and intravenous amphotericin B… (More)


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@article{Locher1998PostoperativeRS, title={Postoperative Rhizopus scleritis in a diabetic man.}, author={Diana Locher and Adekunle Adesina and T. C. Wolf and Connor Imes and Joshua Chodosh}, journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery}, year={1998}, volume={24 4}, pages={562-5} }