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Journal of Ocular Biology, Diseases, and Informatics

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 37–39

First Online: 10 March 2009Received: 03 June 2008Accepted: 18 February 2009

Abstract

A patient with severe non-healing microscopically proven Nocardia keratitis was treated with maximal topical amikacin followed by amniotic membrane transplantation AMT 2 months later single-layer epithelial side-down. Epithelial healing was achieved, but neovascularization continued. This case report indicates that AMT combined with topical antibiotic provides pain relief and allows epithelial healing in severe Nocardia keratitis.

KeywordsKeratitis Nocardia Amniotic membrane transplantation An erratum to this article can be found at http:-dx.doi.org-10.1007-s12177-010-9049-z

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Autor: Firoozeh Rahimi - Masood Aghsaie Fard - Reza Soltani Mogaddam

Fuente: https://link.springer.com/



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