Aspergillus Retinochoroiditis

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Aspergillosis is the second most common mycotic ocular infection seen in patients with organ transplantation with granulocytopenia, intravenous drug infusions, and cardiac surgery. It causes retinitis and endophthalmitis. It has a poor prognosis. Treatment includes vitrectomy, intravitreal injection, and systemic azoles. Three interesting cases of Aspergillus ocular infections are presented in this chapter.


Intravitreal Injection Aspergillus Fumigatus Slit Lamp Examination Retinal Vasculitis Oral Fluconazole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Prabha Eye Clinic & Research CentreVittala International Institute of OphthalmologyBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Advance Eye CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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