Fungal keratitis due to fusarium solani

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2005 Sep;15(9):576-7.


A young man presented with swelling, congestion and lacrimation of right eye for one week. On examination, he had corneal ulcer. Corneal scrapings on lactophenol cotton blue stain revealed fungal hyphae. Culture on Sabouraud agar yielded Fusarium solani after 48 hours. Patient was treated with ketoconazole and miconazole and responded well.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Eye Infections, Fungal / diagnosis*
  • Fusarium*
  • Humans
  • Keratitis / diagnosis*
  • Keratitis / microbiology*
  • Male