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Treatment of fungal keratitis by penetrating keratoplasty
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    Re: Treatment keratitis by penetrating keratoplasty

    Dear Editor,

    We thank Dr. Panda for her comments on our recent paper entitled "Treatment of fungal keratitis by penetrating keratoplasty". Dr. Panda noted correctly that treatment modalities differ on different types of keratitis. About 20% of the cases in our study were mixed infections, that is, fungal infection combined with bacterial or herpes simplex virus infection. However, the focus of our study was to s...

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    Treatment of Fungal Keratitis by Penetrating Keratoplasty
    Dear Editor

    I commend Xie et al for their paper on the treatment of fungal keratitis by penetrating keratoplasty [1]. Though the subject is increasingly brought to the notice of the ophthalmic community, it requires more emphasis. This is not a unique problem for China but a major problem for many developing and underdeveloped countries.

    In response to this article, a number of questions are raised. Wheth...

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