Therapeutic lamellar keratectomy in the management of nontuberculous Mycobacterium keratitis refractory to medical treatments.

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Nontuberculous Mycobacterium keratitis is characterized by its indolent course and poor response to antibiotic drugs. Between November 1989 and September 1993, 10 eyes diagnosed to have nontuberculous Mycobacterium keratitis underwent therapeutic lamellar keratectomy in conjunction with fortified topical medications. Nine operated eyes (90%) recovered with… (More)

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