Endophthalmitis

Endophthalmitis is an acute panuveitis, which is usually due to a bacterial infection. Most endophthalmitis cases are caused by gram-positive bacteria such as Staphylococcus epidermidis or S. aureus. Gram-negative bacteria can also induce endophthalmitis, they are usually more virulent and have a worse prognosis. Fungi and protozoa are more rare causes of endophthalmitis. Most cases occur after intraocular surgery on (exogenous) or penetrating eye injury. More rarely, the infection reached…

September 3, 2018
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