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Delayed fungal endophthalmitis secondary to.

TitleDelayed fungal endophthalmitis secondary to.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsXu, Kunyong, Almeida David R. P., Chin Eric K., and Mahajan Vinit B.
JournalAm J Ophthalmol Case Rep
Date Published2016 Oct

Purpose: To describe a case of fungal endophthalmitis secondary toafter cataract surgery.

Observations: This case showed delayed and recalcitrant fungal endophthalmitis secondary todespite treatment with pars plana vitrectomy, intravitreal antifungal therapy, and systemic antifungals.

Conclusions and importance: -associated endophthalmitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of delayed post-cataract endophthalmitis, especially in tropical or subtropical geographical areas. Awareness and early identification, timely removal of the nidi of sequestration, and prolonged antifungal treatments are important for the eradication of-associated endophthalmitis.

Alternate JournalAm J Ophthalmol Case Rep
PubMed ID29503897
PubMed Central IDPMC5757398