Successful treatment of Paecilomyces lilacinus endophthalmitis after foreign body trauma to the cornea.

@article{Domniz2001SuccessfulTO,
  title={Successful treatment of Paecilomyces lilacinus endophthalmitis after foreign body trauma to the cornea.},
  author={Y Domniz and Michael Lawless and Gerard L Sutton and Christopher M Rogers and Linton J Meagher},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={109-11}
}
PURPOSE To report the successful treatment of a patient with Paecilomyces lilacinus endophthalmitis infection after foreign body (FB) trauma to the cornea. METHODS A 30-year-old man presented to us with a corneal abscess and iritis 2 months after removal of a metal corneal FB. Initial corneal biopsy culture was negative. Treatment with topical 5% natamycin, 0.9% fortified gentamycin, and 5% cephalothin hourly was commenced. As a result of developing signs of endophthalmitis, two more biopsies… CONTINUE READING