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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 167-169

Isolated anterior-chamber fungal flocculosus in a healthy child with seeding through the trabecular meshwork

Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital and Eye Research Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Manjula Jayakumar
Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital and Eye Research Centre, No_19, Cathedral Road, Chennai - 600 086, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_36_19

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We report a case of isolated anterior-chamber (AC) fungal hyphae in a healthy child following injury with a broomstick with no evidence of obvious intraocular penetration, a rare presentation of isolated traumatic AC mycoses. In our case, although there was no obvious intraocular penetration, a broom bristle could have injured the trabecular meshwork acting as a conduit for the seeding of the fungal growth. Ours is a peculiar case of seeding through the trabecular meshwork so far not cited in literature.

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