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Pseudomonal keratitis due to direct inoculation from an infected fingernail

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 17 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2330
  1. Olubunmi Shonibare, senior house officer12,
  2. Mohammad Khan, senior house officer1
  1. 1Department of Ophthalmology, Harrogate Hospital, Harrogate, UK
  2. 2Department of Ophthalmology, St Mary’s Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 5TG, UK
  1. bunmis{at}

A 52 year old man was treated with chloramphenicol ointment four times a day for a corneal abrasion, and developed a …

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