Endogenous endophthalmitis and liver abscesses.
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We present a case of endogenous endophthalmitis secondary to liver abscesses, in a patient with no previous medical comorbidities or risk factors for immunosuppression. The patient presented with acute painless loss of vision and feeling generally unwell. Investigations revealed Streptococcus anginosus-constellatus bacteraemia, and evidence of diverticular disease that likely predisposed to the liver abscesses. Due to prompt diagnosis and administration of antibiotics, the patient had a good visual outcome. This case highlights the importance of being aware of endogenous endophthalmitis, as early diagnosis and prompt administration of antibiotics will optimise visual outcomes.
AuthorsKoay, S; Jain, S; Cropley, I; Petrushkin, H; Beynon, H
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