Spectrum of fungal keratitis at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

@article{Tanure2000SpectrumOF,
  title={Spectrum of fungal keratitis at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.},
  author={Marco Ant{\^o}nio Guarino Tanure and Elisabeth J. Cohen and S Sudesh and Christopher J. Rapuano and Peter R. Laibson},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={307-12}
}
PURPOSE To report the spectrum of fungal keratitis at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia. METHODS We reviewed the records of 24 cases of culture-positive fungal keratitis treated from January 1991 to March 1999 at Wills Eye Hospital. Risk factors, fungal identification, antifungal treatment, and outcomes were evaluated. RESULTS The study included 24 eyes (24 patients). Fourteen patients (58.3%) were female. The mean age was 59 years (range, 19-86 years). Predisposing factors included chronic… CONTINUE READING
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