Propionibacterium acnes endophthalmitis seven months after extracapsular cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation.

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Journal Article

We present a case of endophthalmitis caused by Propionibacterium acnes seven months following extracapsular cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation. The markedly delayed clinical course of endophthalmitis associated with this organism appears to be highly stereotypical. Recognition and treatment of this complication of cataract surgery allows an excellent chance at cure.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jaffe, GJ; Whitcher, JP; Biswell, R; Irvine, AR

Published Date

  • December 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 791 - 793

PubMed ID

  • 3493460

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3493460

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-023X

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States