J Clin Med 2021 Mar 1;10(5). Epub 2021 Mar 1.
Ophthalmology Operative Complex Unit, Campus Bio-Medico University Hospital, 00128 Rome, Italy.
To review challenges in the diagnosis and management of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK), along with prognostic factors, in order to help ophthalmologists avoid misdiagnosis, protracted treatment periods, and long-term negative sequelae, with an overarching goal of improving patient outcomes and quality of life, we examined AK studies published between January 1998 and December 2019. All manuscripts describing clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and challenges in short- and long-term management were included. The diagnosis of AK is often challenging. Read More