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Complete and early vitrectomy for endophthalmitis - Supplementary video 1 [ID 253228]


Complete and early vitrectomy for endophthalmitis - Video abstract [ID 253228]


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Katherine Talcott, MD: Endogenous Bacterial Endophthalmitis


Ophthalmology Finding: Endophthalmitis from blebitis (ophthalmology)

Endophthalmitis is an inflammation of the interior of the eye. It is a possible complication of all intraocular surgeries, particularly cataract surgery, with possible loss of vision and the eye itself. Infectious cause is the most common and various bacteria and fungi have been isolated as the cause of the endophthalmitis. Other causes include penetrating trauma, allergic reaction, and retained intraocular foreign bodies. Intravitreal injections expose patients to the risk of endophthalmitis, but with an incidence rate usually less than .05%.
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