• Users Online: 294
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2023  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 67-68

Triple trouble: A case report of mixed keratitis


Department of Cornea and Refractive Services, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Nayana V Gowda
Sankara Eye Hospital, Kundalahalli, Bengaluru - 560 037, Karnataka
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_2136_22

Rights and Permissions

A middle-aged female with previous history of being treated as herpes keratitis, presented with a central deep stromal ulceration and overlying neurotrophic epithelium. On re-scraping, the culture grew Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Aspergillus flavus. Due to the aggressive nature of the organisms, during follow up, a central perforation was noted, for which emergency therapeutic keratoplasty was done and post-operatively medicated with topical eye drops as per culture and sensitivity. Hence, we are presenting this rare case report of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a non-contact lens user, along with a co-infection of Aspergillus flavus in a previously compromised cornea with herpetic keratitis.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed44    
    Printed4    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded15    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal