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Endophthalmitis is characterized by marked inflammation of intraocular fluids and tissues. Infective endophthalmitis may be categorized by the cause of the infection, which helps predict the underlying etiology and most likely causative organisms. The major category remains acute-onset postoperative endophthalmitis. Infective endophthalmitis is a clinical diagnosis but is confirmed by evaluation of intraocular fluid specimens. The Endophthalmitis Vitrectomy Study offered important guidelines for the initial management of endophthalmitis, and these guidelines remain relevant to this day. Prompt initiation of empiric broad-spectrum antimicrobial therapy is important in achieving best outcomes.
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Name: Developments in ophthalmology
The aim of this study was to report endophthalmitis caused by pantoe agglomerans after phacoemulsification surgery for the first time in English literature.
To report a case of Candida albicans endogenous endophthalmitis in an immunocompetent patient with onychomycosis.
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a group of disorders occurring in children with arthritis of more than 6 weeks' duration. JIA may have varied systemic and ocular presentations, which can pose a...
To report a rare case of endogenous endophthalmitis caused by carbapenem-resistant hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (CR-hvKP).
To investigate the immunopathogenesis of endophthalmitis, and determine if cytokine profiles could serve as biomarkers of disease severity in infectious endophthalmitis.
Endophthalmitis is a serious eye infection of exogenous origin (post-operational, post-traumatic) or endogenous origin (metastatic). This is a diagnostic and therapeutic emergency. ...
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The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of 5 % vs. 1.25 % povidone-iodine (PI) as preoperative antiseptic prior to strabismus surgery in children as a prophylaxis of endophtha...
Intracameral injection of 0.1% moxifloxacin solution after cataract surgery to prevent endophthalmitis
Suppurative inflammation of the tissues of the internal structures of the eye; not all layers of the uvea are affected. Fungi, necrosis of intraocular tumors, and retained intraocular foreign bodies often cause a purulent endophthalmitis.
Infection caused by the protozoan parasite TOXOPLASMA in which there is extensive connective tissue proliferation, the retina surrounding the lesions remains normal, and the ocular media remain clear. Chorioretinitis may be associated with all forms of toxoplasmosis, but is usually a late sequel of congenital toxoplasmosis. The severe ocular lesions in infants may lead to blindness.
Ocular manifestations secondary to various NEOPLASMS in which antibodies to antigens of the primary tumor cross-react with ocular antigens. This autoimmune response often leads to visual loss and other ocular dysfunctions.
The dioptric adjustment of the EYE (to attain maximal sharpness of retinal imagery for an object of regard) referring to the ability, to the mechanism, or to the process. Ocular accommodation is the effecting of refractive changes by changes in the shape of the CRYSTALLINE LENS. Loosely, it refers to ocular adjustments for VISION, OCULAR at various distances. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Transplacental infection of the fetus with rubella usually in the first trimester of pregnancy, as a consequence of maternal infection, resulting in various developmental abnormalities in the newborn infant. They include cardiac and ocular lesions, deafness, microcephaly, mental retardation, and generalized growth retardation. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
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