Volume : VII, Issue : VII, July - 2018

Keratomycosis caused by pigmented fungi

Anuja J, Lakshey Dudeja, Manohar Babu, Ishani Dudeja

Abstract :

 Keratomycosis is a major cause of blindness, especially in the developing world. A major proportion of these are caused by fungi, of which

pigmented fungi is a good number. Pigmented fungal corneal ulcers may present with surface pigmentation, helping in diagnosis but the
presumptive treatment is usually started after evaluation of smears made from scrapping samples. Aggressive treatment with topical anti–fungals
help accelerated healing in most of them but few still worsen and need therapeutic keratoplasty. In this study, we evaluated the cases of pigmented
Keratomycosis presenting in a tertiary care center for various factors like demographic details, risk factors, clinical characterstics, response to
treatment and prognosis.

Article: Download PDF Journal DOI : 10.15373/22778179

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Anuja J, Lakshey Dudeja, Manohar Babu, Ishani Dudeja, Keratomycosis caused by pigmented fungi, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH : Volume-7 | Issue-7 | July-2018


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