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J Refract Surg. 2010 Dec;26(12):994-5. doi: 10.3928/1081597X-20100804-02. Epub 2010 Aug 16.

Fusarium keratitis 3 weeks after healed corneal cross-linking.

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  • 1Hospital Universitario La Fe, Valencia, Spain. garcia@iova.es

Abstract

PURPOSE:

To report a case of Fusarium solani keratitis after corneal cross-linking (CXL) treatment.

METHODS:

A 23-year-old woman presented with corneal ulcer 4 weeks following a CXL procedure.

RESULTS:

Microbiological studies revealed Fusarium species as the etiological pathogen.

CONCLUSIONS:

Fusarium species may cause infectious crystalline keratopathy after corneal CXL treatment.

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