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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 301-303

Fungal scleritis following evisceration

1 Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, KEM Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Aalia Rasool Sufi
Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_43_21

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Infection of the sclera poses a therapeutic challenge due to its poor vascularity. Herein, we describe a case of fungal scleritis following evisceration in an immunocompetent man. Aggressive multidrug medical treatment was combined with enucleation to eliminate the infection. Thus, a multipronged approach is to be adopted for successful outcome and the prevention of complications.

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