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Fulminant eye infection in a patient with nephrotic syndrome. Clin Case Rep 2018 Jul;6(7):1385-1386

Date

07/11/2018

Pubmed ID

29988598

Pubmed Central ID

PMC6028373

DOI

10.1002/ccr3.1610

Abstract

Endophthalmitis is a bacterial or fungal infection inside the eye, involving the vitreous and/or aqueous humors. High index of suspicion is required for this condition in immunocompromised patients with ocular complaints as it can worsen rapidly and lead to permanent loss of vision.

Author List

Koratala A, Malpartida FR, Ruchi R

Author

Abhilash Koratala MD Assistant Professor in the Medicine department at Medical College of Wisconsin