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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 142-144

Mycotic keratitis due to Neoscytalidium dimidiatum: A rare case


Department of Microbiology and Ophthalmology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Ruchi A Tayal
168, Bangalore Villa, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 084, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/2225-6482.172648

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Neoscytalidium dimidiatum is a plant pathogen capable of causing infection in humans. The infections are generally indolent and found in the nails and skin. Corneal infection due to this fungus is rare. A case of keratitis caused by Neoscytalidium dimidiatum in an adult male resulting from trauma to the eye is reported.


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