keratomycosis


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keratomycosis

 [ker″ah-to-mi-ko´sis]
fungal disease of the cornea.

ker·a·to·my·co·sis

(ker'ă-tō-mī-kō'sis),
Fungal infection of the cornea.

keratomycosis

/ker·a·to·my·co·sis/ (-mi-ko´sis) fungal infection of the cornea.

keratomycosis

[-mīkō′sis]
a fungal disease of the cornea.

keratomycosis

Fungus infection of the CORNEA.

keratomycosis

A fungus infection of the cornea, which may result in keratitis and ulceration. It is usually introduced by injury and is characterized by an ulcer, which appears as a fluffy white elevated protuberance surrounded by a shallow crater on the edge of which is a sharply demarcated halo. There is ciliary and conjunctival injection. Diagnosis is best provided by laboratory analysis of a specimen of these fungal organisms, which are obtained by scraping the base of the ulcer. See fungal keratitis; corneal ulcer.

keratomycosis

fungal disease of the cornea and usually conjunctiva. Occurs mainly in horses; introduced by foreign bodies.
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Clinical findings and outcomes of ulcerative keratomycosis in 30 horses in the mid-atlantic United States (2006-2007).
So, in our study the intracorneal and intracameral Voriconazole helped in the resolution of the deep keratomycosis with endothelial plaque with a good visual outcome with the surgical intervention only in 16.
So our study correlate with the above studies that the intracorneal and intracameral Voriconazole has a therapeutic role in the clinical resolution of the deep keratomycosis with endothelial plaque with a good visual outcome.
In summary, intracorneal and intracameral voriconazole injections may be effective in the treatment of deep keratomycosis.
Less number of therapeutic keratoplasties was performed in patients of deep keratomycosis with endothelial plaque, who received voriconazole injection intracorneally or intracamerally.
Higher incidence in the females blame the use of cosmetics like kajal or surma in the causation of keratomycosis.
Keratomycosis is more common in males (69%) than females (30.
In the present study of keratomycosis due to candida albicans responded favourably use of fluconozole 0.
Steps to improve ophthalmic care and treatment in the periphery and rural areas should also be taken to lower the incidence of keratomycosis along with other ophthalmic diseases.
The incidence of keratomycosis in the present study was more in males than in females.
Out of 28 patients of keratomycosis, the incidence was more common in the rural area when compared to the urban area.
Achieves of pathology Cicago, 50:591, 1950(quoted)survey of keratomycosis.