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We report three cases of corneal ulcer caused by Pseudomonas pseudomallei. In all cases corneal trauma preceded the development of extensive ulcers, subconjunctival abscesses, and hypopyon. Treatment for a total of 8 weeks with topical and/or parenteral ceftazidime followed by amoxicillin-clavulanic acid produced resolution of infection in each case.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Reviews of infectious diseases

Publication Date

03/1991

Volume

13

Pages

335 - 337

Addresses

Department of Ophthalmology and Medicine, Sappasitprasong Hospital, Ubon Ratchatani.

Keywords

Humans, Pseudomonas, Melioidosis, Corneal Ulcer, Adult, Middle Aged, Child, Preschool, Thailand, Male