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Curvularia Keratomycosis after Cataract Surgery

Inam Danish Khan 1 , * , Anuradha Makkar 2 , Ajay Malik 3 , Shazia Khan 4 , Imran Mehdi 5 , Samreen Arif 6 , Durre Aden 7 , Prarthana Somayaji 8 and Khushnood Roomi 9
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1 MBBS, MD, DNB, Assistant Professor (Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases), Army College of Medical Sciences and Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt 110010 India
2 Professor and Head Microbiology, Army College of Medical Sciences and Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt 110010 India
3 Professor and Head Pathology, Army College of Medical Sciences and Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt 110010 India
4 MBBS, MS, Specialist Obstetrics and Gynecology, INHS Kalyani, Visakapatnam, India
5 MBBS, MS, Specialist Ophthalmology, Army Hospital Research and Referral, Delhi, India
6 MBBS, MS, Specialist Ophthalmology, Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal, India
7 MBBS, MD, Specialist Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India
8 PhD, Botanist, Bengaluru, India
9 Chemist and Area Manager, Hafele Saudi Arabia, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Article information
  • Journal of Archives in Military Medicine: June 2017, 5 (2); e57331
  • Published Online: June 15, 2017
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: December 5, 2016
  • Revised: February 14, 2017
  • Accepted: March 13, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/jamm.57331

To Cite: Danish Khan I, Makkar A, Malik A, Khan S, Mehdi I, et al. Curvularia Keratomycosis after Cataract Surgery, J Arch Mil Med. 2017 ; 5(2):e57331. doi: 10.5812/jamm.57331.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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