TITLE

A case of fungal keratitis caused by Scopulariopsis brevicaulis: treatment with antifungal agents and penetrating keratoplasty

AUTHOR(S)
Ragge, N K; Hart, J C; Easty, D L; Tyers, A G
PUB. DATE
September 1990
SOURCE
British Journal of Ophthalmology;Sep1990, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p561
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66122609

 

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