Nocardia infection following phacoemulsification

Gokhale, Nikhil S.; Garg, Prashant; Rodrigues, Camila; Haldipurkar, Suhas
January 2007
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Jan2007, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p59
Academic Journal
journal article
Infection of a self-sealing tunnel incision is a rare but vision-threatening complication of cataract surgery. We describe two cases of side port infection following an uneventful phacoemulsification. Nocardia was isolated in one case. Both the cases were worsening on medical treatment and were successfully treated by therapeutic keratoplasty.


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