Exophiala jeanselmei causing late endophthalmitis after cataract surgery

Exophiala jeanselmei causing late endophthalmitis after cataract surgery

Autor Hofling-Lima, A. L. Google Scholar
Freitas, D. Google Scholar
Fischman, O. Google Scholar
Yu, MCZ Google Scholar
Roizenblatt, R. Google Scholar
Belfort, R. Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo PURPOSE: To report two cases of late endophthalmitis caused by Exophiala jeanselmei after cataract surgery,METHODS: Case reports, including clinical evaluation, direct examination, and culture of the aqueous humor,RESULTS: in each case, samples from the anterior chamber had positive growth of yeasts with toruloid hyphae and pseudohyphae, Intravitreal and anterior chamberCONCLUSION: E, jeanselmei causes a severe intraocular infection and isolation, and identification of the agent ensures proper diagnosis and treatment, After clinical resolution of the infection, careful and long-term follow-up is recommended to promptly detect relapse and immediately reintroduce treatment. (Am J Ophthalmol 1999;128:512-514. (C) 1999 by Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.).
Idioma Inglês
Data de publicação 1999-10-01
Publicado em American Journal of Ophthalmology. New York: Elsevier B.V., v. 128, n. 4, p. 512-514, 1999.
ISSN 0002-9394 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Publicador Elsevier B.V.
Extensão 512-514
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0002-9394(99)00192-0
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000083003500019
Endereço permanente http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/26148

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