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Candida endophthalmitis in a heroin addict: a case report.
  1. J F Salmon,
  2. B M Partridge and
  3. D J Spalton


    Metastatic candida endophthalmitis presented as a unilateral panuveitis in an apparently healthy drug addict. Diagnosis was confirmed by vitrectomy. The eye made an excellent response to treatment with the new antifungal drug, ketoconazole, and 5-fluorocytosine. Problems raised in the diagnosis and management of this infection are discussed.

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