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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 291-293

Sphingomonas paucimobilis keratitis in a patient with neurotrophic keratopathy and severe neurosensory hypoacusis: Treatment with penetrating keratoplasty and amniotic membrane grafting

1 Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Provincial de Castellón, Castellón de la Plana, Castellón, Spain
2 Department of Anatomic pathology, Hospital Provincial de Castellón, Castellón de la Plana, Castellón, Spain

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Dr. Manuel Roca
Hospital Provincial de Castellón, Castellón de la Plana
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ojo.OJO_98_2017

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We describe a case of a man with neurotrophic keratitis of unknown ethiology, who developed a massive stromal melting during treatment of a persistent epithelial defect. A tectonic keratoplasty combined with amniotic membrane grafting was made. Host cornea specimen was analyzed, and Sphingomonas paucimobilis was isolated.

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