alexa Combination of intracameral and intrastromal voriconazole in the treatment of recalcitrant Acremonium fungal keratitis.
Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology

Author(s): Haddad RS, ElMollayess GM

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Abstract We present a report of a 28-year-old female with fungal keratitis due to Acremonium that was unresponsive to full medical therapy over 3 weeks. The patient was treated with superficial keratectomy, intrastromal and intracameral voriconazole injections. There was a marked clinical improvement beginning on day 3 post-therapy that was sustained until the last follow-up at 6 months. This is the first case of fungal keratitis due to Acremonium treated by a combination of intrastromal and intracameral voriconazole. This cost-effective treatment modality proved to be significant in impeding the progression of this potentially blinding disease and improving visual prognosis.
This article was published in Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol and referenced in Journal of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology

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