Medizinische Universität Graz Austria/Österreich - Forschungsportal - Medical University of Graz

Logo MUG-Forschungsportal

Gewählte Publikation:

SHR Neuro Krebs Kardio Lipid

Weiss, K; Ardjomand, N; El-Shabrawi, Y.
Mycotic infections of the eye
Wien Med Wochenschr. 2007; 157(19-20): 517-521.
PubMed FullText FullText_MUG

 

Autor/innen der Med Uni Graz:
Ardjomand Navid
El-Shabrawi Yosuf
Altmetrics:

Dimensions Citations:

Plum Analytics:
Abstract:
Mycotic infections of the eye continue to be an important cause of ocular morbidity. Etiological factors and symptoms are useful for the diagnosis of fungal infections. Mycotic keratitis may be seen after trauma with vegetable material, or in previously diseased eyes. The most common pathogens are Candida, Fusarium, Aspergillus. Clinical features, like the pyramidal Hypopyon, can differentiate fungal from bacterial infections. Mycotic Endophthalmitis refers to intraocular inflammation caused by Candida, Aspergillus, and Cryptococcus. Exogenous mycotic endophthalmitis follows intraocular surgery or trauma. Endogenous mycotic endophthalmitis is frequently an ocular manifestation of a systemic disease. Early diagnosis should be made to ensure prompt initiation of antifungal therapy, to prevent visual loss.
Find related publications in this database (using NLM MeSH Indexing)
Biopsy -
Combined Modality Therapy -
Cornea - pathology
Diagnosis, Differential - pathology
Endophthalmitis - diagnosis
Humans - diagnosis
Keratitis - diagnosis
Microscopy - diagnosis
Mycoses - diagnosis
Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures - diagnosis
Opportunistic Infections - diagnosis
Risk Factors - diagnosis
Surgical Wound Infection - diagnosis
Vitreous Body - pathology

© Meduni Graz Impressum