International Journal of Health and Pharmaceutical Medicine, 2021, 2(1); doi: 10.38007/IJHPM.2021.020104.
Inner Mongolia University of Science & Technology, Inner Mongolia, China
To explore the clinical application of confocal microscopy combined with corneal scraping in fungal keratitis. In this paper, 50 patients with clinical diagnosis of fungal keratitis were examined by hybrid microscope and keratotomy, postoperative microscope and fungal culture, and drug or combined surgical treatment, and drug or combined surgical treatment was performed, and the positive rate of diagnosis was counted. The positive rate of confocal microscopy diagnosis at admission was 70%, and the positive rate of corneal scraping pathogen diagnosis was 80%. It is mainly because they have received different degrees of treatment before this, which has an impact on this initial clinical diagnosis. After treatment, 35 eyes (79%) received clinical care through simple medication, while 15 eyes (21%) required surgery to treat infections that could not be controlled by simple medication. Confocal microscopy has the characteristics of non-invasive, rapid, and good repeatability. Combined with laboratory examination of corneal scraping can improve the diagnostic positive rate of fungal keratitis and better guide the treatment.
Confocal Microscopy, Fungal Keratitis, Keratitis Diagnosis, Clinical Application
Deifei Sun. Clinical Application of Confocal Microscope in Diagnosis and Treatment of Fungal Keratitis. International Journal of Health and Pharmaceutical Medicine (2021), Vol. 2, Issue 1: 39-48. https://doi.org/10.38007/IJHPM.2021.020104.
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