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J Cataract Refract Surg. 2005 Feb;31(2):432-4.

Meningococcal septicemia presenting as bilateral endophthalmitis.

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  • 1Department of Ophthalmology, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Ireland. lizabrahams@hotmail.com

Abstract

We present a patient with bilateral endophthalmitis as the presenting sign of meningococcal septicemia. Systematic examination and vitreous tap conclusively identified the microbe, and appropriate treatment was administered, with good recovery of vision.

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15767169
DOI:
10.1016/j.jcrs.2004.06.044
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