2004
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-27492004000200030
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Endoftalmite por Candida albicans após transplante penetrante de córnea: relato de caso

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“…Although a literature review showed that endophthalmitis presents in patients with general health vulnerabilities (29) , Godoy et al (30) show a case of endophthalmitis following penetrating keratoplasty. Knowing the penetrating capacity of the organisms and the changes in Descemet's membrane facilitating intraocular invasion, and having no feedback on cases undergoing transplantation, we conclude that there may have been cases of fungal endophthalmitis in our sample without our knowledge.…”
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“…Although a literature review showed that endophthalmitis presents in patients with general health vulnerabilities (29) , Godoy et al (30) show a case of endophthalmitis following penetrating keratoplasty. Knowing the penetrating capacity of the organisms and the changes in Descemet's membrane facilitating intraocular invasion, and having no feedback on cases undergoing transplantation, we conclude that there may have been cases of fungal endophthalmitis in our sample without our knowledge.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…If this is not done, a sample can be collected from the ulcer, due to the significant probability of discovering the diagnosis even after the onset of treatment. As test results take a long time, and taking into account the urgency of the situation, in vivo confocal microscopy can be used to guide treatment earlier (25)(26)(27)(28)(29)(30)(31)(32)(33) .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%