A case of Rhizopus Keratitis due to poor Contact Lens Hygien
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We report a case of Rhizopus keratitis in a young woman with poor contact lens hygiene. The mold was highly sensitive to treatment with amphotericin 0.15% drops, after a relatively prompt diagnosis. Obtaining cultures of both corneal infiltrates and presumably infected contact lenses may help to avoid a delay in proper treatment.

Case Report
A 27-year-old white female with a history of poor contact lens hygiene, including continuous wear, presented to our clinic with left eye pain, redness, and worsening vision for 2 days. Visual acuity was initially recorded as counting fingers at 3 feet. Intraocular pressures were within normal limits. Examination revealed severe conjunctival injection with ciliary flush, and a <1 × 1 mm central corneal ulcer with mild stromal thinning. Other findings included a diffuse lymphocytic stromal infiltrate, microcystic edema, and 360° limbal neovascularization. Scattered small scars were also present indicating previous infection. The anterior chamber was quiescent, and the pupil was round and reactive.

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