Aspergillus niger infection of exenterated orbit

Ugurlu S., Maden A., Sefi N., Sener G., Yulug N.

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol.17, no.6, pp.452-453, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Purpose: To present two immunocompetent patients with Aspergillus niger infection of the exenterated orbit. Methods: Case reports. Results: The patients were treated with oral itraconazole and socket irrigation with amphotericin B. The sockets cleared completely; no growth was observed on reculturing. Conclusions: A niger infection of an exenterated socket can be effectively treated with oral itraconazole and topical amphotericin B in immunocompetent patients.