|Year : 2021 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 10
Intracameral fungal bridge
Mohamed Ibrahime Asif, Suman Lata, Shristi, Rahul Kumar Bafna, Rajesh Sinha
Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
|Date of Web Publication||31-Dec-2020|
Dr. Rajesh Sinha
Professor, Cornea, Lens and Refractive Surgery Services, Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Asif MI, Lata S, Shristi, Bafna RK, Sinha R. Intracameral fungal bridge. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021;1:10
A 17-year-old female, with a history of trauma with an unknown object while driving, presented with painless diminution of vision, redness, and whitish opacification in the left eye for 2 months with visual acuity of 20/200. Slit-lamp biomicroscopy revealed deep stromal infiltrate of 5*5 mm with grayish-white stalk extending from endothelium to anterior capsule of the lens [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b. A clinical diagnosis of fungal keratitis was made. Confocal microscopy revealed filamentous structures suggestive of fungal hyphae [Figure 1]c and suture biopsy culture revealed Aspergillus fumigatus [Figure 1]d. We highlight that fungal keratitis along with other typical features,,,, may also present with an atypical fungal bridge in the anterior chamber.
|Figure 1: (a) Diffuse slit-lamp image depicting the corneal involvement; (b) Patient on looking inferonasally grayish white infiltrate extending from the endothelial side of the cornea up to the anterior capsule of the lens with the slit illumination; (c) Confocal microscopy revealing multiple filamentous structures suggestive of fungal hyphae; (d) Microbiological examination revealing fungal elements|
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